Children's Literature

Children's Literature

by Kimberley Reynolds

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780746307281
Publisher: Northcote House Publishers, Limited
Publication date: 09/28/1996
Series: Writers and Their Work Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Kimberley Reynolds is Professor of Children's Literature at Newcastle University and a past president of the International Research Society for Children's Literature.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What is children's literature?
1. An outline history of publishing for children
2. Why and how are children's books studied?
3. Transforming the texts of childhood
4. Genres and generations - and the case of the family story
5. Visions of the future
6. Ethical debates in children's literature
Afterword
References
Further reading
Index

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