• 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.

Learning to Be a Reader: Promoting Good Textual Health
Learning to be a reader: Promoting good textual health
VivienneSmith

What matters? Learning to read, or learning to be a reader? How does the way we teach reading in school and the books we encourage children to read help ...

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