Exploring Children's Literature : Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure, Paperback / softback Book

Exploring Children's Literature : Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure Paperback / softback


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.

New to this edition: Digital literacy and use of technology Exploring comic books and graphic novels Expanded discussion of home-school links Updated book recommendation lists This is essential reading for anyone studying primary English on initial teacher education courses, including undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS), postgraduate (PGCE, PGDE, School Direct, SCITT), and for teachers undertaking CPD in English, literacy or children's literature.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 424 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
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  • Category: Teaching of a specific subject
  • ISBN: 9781526439482

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