Table of ContentsPreface Hannah Nuba, Michael Searson, Deborah Lovitky Sheiman
History and Definition of Children's Literature
A Brief History of Children's Literature Deborah Lovitky Sheiman * What Makes Good Children's Literature Deborah Lovitky Sheiman
Developing Good Readers Babies and Books, Jill Sheiman and Laura Sheiman * Children's Literature for the Preschool Years Michael Searson * Children's Literature for the Primary Grade Years Michael Searson * Interactive Children's Literature for Early Childhood Christine Baykowski, Nicole R. Vogel, and Michael Searson
Voices of Writers and Illustrators What Makes an Illustrator? Anita Riggio * What Makes a Writer? Cari Best * Children's Videos Based on Picture Books Cari Best
Bibliography and Resources Encouraging Early Reading: Bibliography and Resources Hannah Nuba with Siobhan O'Neil * Postscript, Hannah Nuba, Michael Searson, Deborah Lovitky Sheiman. Index. Bibliography. Appendix.