Exploring Children′s Literature

4th Edition

Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure

Nikki Gamble
eISBN-13: 9781526451255

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Having a good working knowledge of children′s literature is vital for primary teachers; the best way to develop switched-on young readers is to ensure they get access to high-quality age-appropriate material that engages and inspires them. This book explores the rich and varied world of children′s literature and how it can be used in teaching to promote reading for pleasure and create lifelong readers. This new edition has been completely updated to include: 

- 5 brand new chapters covering Knowledge & skills, Classics, Illustrated fiction & graphic novels, Non-fiction, and Humour 

- New expert voice features providing commentaries from educators, literary experts and authors such as Lucy Worsley 

- Up to date book lists featuring recent and more diverse literature and authors 

- New practical activities and case studies show casing children′s books and how to use them in the classroom

- Further reading links to take students further


Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781526439482, 9781526439475, 9781526451255, 1526451255
Language English
Number of Pages 424
Edition 4th