Understanding Children's Books: A Guide for Education Professionals

Understanding Children's Books: A Guide for Education Professionals

By: Prue Goodwin (editor)Paperback

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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 - poetry - 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.

About Author

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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781847870322
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781847870322
  • weight: 280
  • ISBN10: 1847870325

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