Dictionary of British Children's Fiction: Books of Recognized Merit
Alethea K. Helbig and Agnes Regan Perkins. New York: Greenwood Press, 1989. Ref PR830.C513 H4 1989 v. A-M - N-Z Includes 1,626 entries on titles, authors, characters, and settings based on 387 books published from 1678 to 1985. All books included have won or been finalists for major awards in children's literature.