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Description - Understanding Children's Literature by Peter Hunt

Presenting a systematic introduction to the essential concepts necessary for the study of children's literature, this book guides the reader through the most relevant areas of criticism and theory, summarizing their contexts and applications. Bibliographies provide details of further information sources and a glossary explains the literary terms encountered in the book. Compiled by one of the leading editors in the field, this exhaustive work is an invaluable and user-friendly guide for readers involved in both literature and education.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415375467
ISBN-10: 0415375460
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 26-May-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Hunt

Peter Hunt was the first specialist in Children's Literature to be appointed professor in a UK English Department; he has written or edited 16 books on the subject. In 2003 he won the International Brothers Grimm Award from the International Children's Literature Institute, Osaka, for outstanding services to world children's books studies.

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