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Dr. M.O. Grenby 

I am currently Reader in Children's Literature in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics at Newcastle University, and my work is on eighteenth-century cultural history, with a specific focus on children’s culture. School webpage:


  • Grenby MO, Immel A, ed. The Cambridge Companion to Children's Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.
  • Grenby MO. Children’s Literature.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2008.
  • Grenby MO, Briggs J, Butts D. Popular Children's Literature in Britain.  Burlington, Vermont: Asghate Publishing, 2008.
  • The Anti-Jacobin Novel: British Conservatism and the French Revolution (Cambridge University Press, 2001)

The last of these I finished writing while I was at Westminster College.
I’m currently working on a book called The Child Reader and the Origins of Children’s Literature.

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