Understanding Children's Books: A Guide for Education Professionals
SAGE Publications Ltd
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2008
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.