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Exploring Children's Literature: Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure
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Exploring Children's Literature: Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure (Hardback)

£75.00
Pre-order. Despatched on publication 06/07/2019

Synopsis

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

Children'sEducational materialEducational: English literatureEducationEducation TheorySchoolsPrimary & middle schoolsEducationTeaching SkillsTeaching of a specific subjectEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismChildren's literature studies: general Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd Publication Date: 06/07/2019 ISBN-13: 9781526439475  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Pre-order. Despatched on publication 06/07/2019 Pre-Order

Nikki Gamble is Director of Just Imagine, an organisation which seeks to promote literacy using high-quality children's literature. Formerly a university lecturer and teacher, Nikki has worked in education for 40 years. She continues to work in schools on research and development projects. Nikki is co-author of the awards winning Guiding Readers: layers of meaning (UKLA Academic Book of the Year 2017).

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