Children at War

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Bloomsbury Academic, Jan 11, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 200 pages
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Edited by Morag Styles and written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this series provides jargon-free critical discussion and a comprehensive guide to literary and popular texts for children. Each book introduces the reader to a major genre of children's literature, covering the key authors, major works and the contexts in which those texts are published, read and studied.

Children at War is an authoritative guide to literature for young readers concerning war in the twentieth century - especially the two world wars. The authors discuss literature of all kinds - novels, autobiographies, comics, story-papers and picture-books. In the process they provide the definitive study of the genre.

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About the author (2005)

Kate Agnew has chaired the Children s Bookseller s Association and has served as a judge for the Whitbread Prize and the Smarties Award. Geoff Fox is an Honorary Fellow of the University of Exeter, UK, and the Editor of Children s Literature in Education.

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