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Understanding children's books [electronic resource] : a guide for education professionals / [edited by] Prue Goodwin.

Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781847870315Publication details: Los Angeles, [Calif.] ; London : SAGE, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9780857029553
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No titleDDC classification:
  • 028.55 22
LOC classification:
  • Z1037.A1
Online resources: Available additional physical forms:
  • Also available in printed form.
Incomplete contents:
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
Summary: 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; and, 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.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-125) and index.

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

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; and, 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.

Also available in printed form.

Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.