Children's books play a vital role in education, and this book helps you to choose books that have the most to offer young children. Each chapter reflects on a different theme or genre and their role in educational settings, and recommends ten 'must reads' within each one.
The themes covered include:
- books for babies
- literature for the very young
- narrative fiction
- books in translation
- picture books
- graphic texts.
Early years professionals, childcare professionals and teachers working from nursery to Key Stage 3 will find this book a fascinating and useful resource.
Prue Goodwin works as a freelance lecturer in literacy and as a consultant on children's books.
Introduction To Children's Books - Prue Goodwin Books For Babies - Liz Attenborough Literature For The Very Young - Margaret Perkins Learning To Read Or Be A Reader - Vivienne Smith Books For Young Independent Readers - Prue Goodwin Narrative Fiction - Catriona Nicholson Books In Translation - Gillian Lathey Non-Fiction In Literary Form - Nikki Gamble Poetry - Michael Lockwood Picture Books - Mel Gibson