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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 from nursery to Key Stage 3 will find this book a fascinating and useful resource.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781847870322
ISBN-10: 1847870325
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 170mm x 9mm)
Pages: 144
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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