A collection of essays on aspects of children's books and reading by some of the foremost children's writers and educators. It locates issues related to children's literature within current social, educational, cultural artistic and literary debates, and explores in detail varying aspects of children's literature, from looking at children as authors and poets to an analysis of active storytelling and media literacy. It is aimed at primary teachers, secondary English teachers, student teachers and lecturers. The contributors are: Margaret Meek, Jan Ormerod, Philippa Pearce, Chris Powling, Michael Rosen and Liz Waterland, all well-known children's writers, with Helen Arnold, Jenny Daniels, Lesley Hendy, Barbara Jordan, Julia Swindells and Bridgid Smith of Homerton College, University of Cambridge.
This book is in very good condition with some minor bumping to cover