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 9: Poetry for Children
Poetry for Children
Most adults would agree that poetry is a good thing for children to read. However, there is much less agreement about exactly what makes a good poem for children. These disagreements were vividly illustrated by an exchange of ...