Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature / Edition 3

Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature / Edition 3

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by Donna E. Norton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0675211441

ISBN-13: 9780675211444

Pub. Date: 10/28/1990

Publisher: Prentice Hall

One of the most respected, comprehensive sources on available children's literature. Surveys the history of children' literature, explores the child's response to literature, and explains how to evaluate and select literature for children. Features unique two-part genre chapters -- one part content and one part methods. Covers artists and their illustrations, picture…  See more details below

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One of the most respected, comprehensive sources on available children's literature. Surveys the history of children' literature, explores the child's response to literature, and explains how to evaluate and select literature for children. Features unique two-part genre chapters -- one part content and one part methods. Covers artists and their illustrations, picture books, traditional literature, modern fantasy, poetry, contemporary realistic fiction, historical fiction, multicultural literature, and nonfiction (biographies and informational books). Contains illustrations from favorite full-color children's books (in their original colors), and art from real children. Features guest editorials by authors and illustrators; flashbacks of historical events, works, and people; and a section on multicultural literature in every chapter. Provides a dual-platform CD-ROM with annotated reference information on the more than 3000 children's literature titles listed in the book. For anyone interested in children's literature.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780675211444
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/28/1990
Edition description:
3rd ed
Pages:
784

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The child responds to literature1
Ch. 2The history of children's literature43
Ch. 3Evaluating and selecting literature for children73
Ch. 4Artists and their illustrations117
Ch. 5Picture books161
Ch. 6Traditional literature207
Ch. 7Modern fantasy271
Ch. 8Poetry315
Ch. 9Contemporary realistic fiction361
Ch. 10Historical fiction415
Ch. 11Biographies461
Ch. 12Informational books499

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