Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise Hardback
An unmissable essay on the importance of children's literature by the bestselling and award-winning author, Katherine Rundell. 'Rundell is the real deal, a writer of boundless gifts and extraordinary imaginative power whose novels will be read, cherished and reread long after most so-called "serious" novels are forgotten' - ObserverKatherine Rundell - Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and prize-winning author of five novels for children - explores how children's books ignite, and can re-ignite, the imagination; how children's fiction, with its unabashed emotion and playfulness, can awaken old hungers and create new perspectives on the world.
This delightful and persuasive essay is for adult readers.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 80 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 08/08/2019
- Category: Children's literature studies: general
- ISBN: 9781526610072