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PATTIE corpus available: Preschoolers- and Teenagers-oriented Texts in English

We are very pleased to announce the release of PATTIE corpus 'Preschoolers- and Teenagers-oriented Texts in English' via BFSU CQPweb: http://124.193.83.252/cqp/

The corpus was developed by Dr. Jie Ji of China Foreign Affairs University.

 

Composition of PATTIE corpus

Genre

Texts

Publication year and place of publication

No. of tokens

Contemporary

Literature

01. Harry Potter Series

02. How to Train Your Dragon Series

03. Magic Tree House Series

04. Ramona’s World

05. Shiloh

06. The Boy in the Stripped Pajamas

07. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

1997-1998

2003-2007

1992-2009

1999

1991

2006

2006

US and UK

169,893

112,530

92,920

26,701

31,462

48,056

17,145

498,707

(24.75%)

Classics

08. Aesop’s Fables

09. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

10. Charlotte’s Web

11. Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen

12. Grimm’s Fairy Tales

13. Peter Pan and Wendy

14. The Little Prince

15. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

1484

1865

1952

1835-1845

1812

1911

1943

1900

US, UK and some English translations

35,533

20,292

33,072

134,372

102,282

47,990

17,290

39,561

430,392

(21.36%)

Textbook

16. California Treasure

17. Heinemann Reading

18. Oxford Reading Tree

19. Scott Foresman

2009

2009

2000s

2005

US

UK

UK

US

160,118

28,382

128,084

43,691

360,275

(17.88%)

Popular Science

20. DK First Step

21. Scott Foresman Science

22. The Magic School Bus: Science Readers

2007

2005

1996

US

US

US

1,583

33,894

48,972

84,449

(4.19%)

News

23. Time for Kids: Entertainment news

24. Time for Kids: Health News

25. Time for Kids: Nation News

26. Time for Kids: Science News

27. Time for Kids: Sports News

28. Time for Kids: World News

2013-2014

2013-2014

2013-2014

2013-2014

2013-2014

2013-2014

US

US

US

US

US

US

21,858

15,032

16,557

19,773

12,416

22,373

108,009

(5.36%)

Animation

29. 64 Zoo Lane

30. Avatar: The Last Airbender

31. Caillou

32. Chuggington

33. Max and Ruby

34. Numberjacks

35. Peep and the Big Wide World

36. Peppa Pig

1999-2013

2005-2008

1997-2010

2008-2011

2002

2006-2007

2004-2010

2004-2012

UK

US

Canada

UK

US

UK

US

UK

82,722

120,777

93,113

57,442

5,549

33,521

65,938

74,269

533,331

(26.46%)

Total no. of tokens

 

 

2,015,163

 

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