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Exploring children's literature

Author: Nikki Gamble; Sally Yates
Publisher: Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive guide to the range of genres and characteristic features of English language fiction written for children. It helps readers to develop their understanding of literature within social,  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gamble, Nikki.
Exploring children's literature.
Los Angeles ; London : SAGE, 2008
(OCoLC)681051271
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Gamble; Sally Yates
ISBN: 141293012X 9781412930123 1412930138 9781412930130
OCLC Number: 71285210
Notes: Previous edition: 2002.
Description: 216 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Developing personal knowledge about books --
Reading and responding --
Narrative : narration and structure --
Aspects of narrative : characters, setting and themes --
Traditional stories and fairy tales --
Fantasy and realism --
Time and place in children's fiction --
Picture power --
The pleasure of poetry --
Reading in schools and classrooms --
Keeping in touch with children's books.
Responsibility: Nikki Gamble and Sally Yates.
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1. Developing personal knowledge about books -- 2. Reading and responding -- 3. Narrative: narration and structure -- 4. Aspects of narrative: character, setting and themes -- 5. Traditional stories and fairy tales -- 6. Fantasy and realism -- 7. Time and place in children's fiction -- 8. Picture power -- 9. The pleasure of poetry -- 10. Reading in schools and classrooms -- 11. Keeping in touch with children's books -- Select bibliography.

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