• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

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 with children from the nursery stage to 14 years will find this book a fascinating and useful resource.

Picturebooks: Looking Closely
Picturebooks: Looking closely
JudithGraham

Illustration is everywhere, not only in children's books but in books for all ages, in comics, magazines, advertisements, on posters, food, packaging, the television and computer screen. ...

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