Understanding Children's Books
A Guide for Education Professionals
Edited by Prue Goodwin
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Understanding Children's Books by Prue Goodwin
Book DescriptionChildren'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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847870322
(242mm x 170mm x 9mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Prue Goodwin
Prue Goodwin works as a freelance lecturer in literacy and as a consultant on children's books.
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