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 with children from the nursery stage to 14 years will find this book a fascinating and useful resource.
Chapter 3: Literature for the Very Young
Literature for the Very Young
There is a tendency to think of ‘literature’ as being something rather elitist. I prefer not to tell people about the fat book with a gold-embossed ...