Through the eyes of a child: an introduction to children's literature

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Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall, 2007 - Literary Criticism - 558 pages
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One of the most respected, comprehensive sources on available children's literature. Surveys the history of children' literature, explores the child's response to literature, and explains how to evaluate and select literature for children. Features unique two-part genre chapters -- one part content and one part methods. Covers artists and their illustrations, picture books, traditional literature, modern fantasy, poetry, contemporary realistic fiction, historical fiction, multicultural literature, and nonfiction (biographies and informational books). Contains illustrations from favorite full-color children's books (in their original colors), and art from real children. Features guest editorials by authors and illustrators; flashbacks of historical events, works, and people; and a section on multicultural literature in every chapter. Provides a dual-platform CD-ROM with annotated reference information on the more than 3000 children's literature titles listed in the book. For anyone interested in children's literature.

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Review: Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature (7th Edition)

User Review  - Judy Pollard - Goodreads

I had to read this for a children's media class & found it to be written like a report/term paper. Boring and not much in the way of new information. I did well in the class but am so glad I didn't buy this book. Read full review

Review: Through the Eyes of a Child: An Introduction to Children's Literature (7th Edition)

User Review  - Cara - Goodreads

Once passed the first three chapters, which was all technical information, it really became interesting. It had a lot of good information about children's books: what age children should read certain ... Read full review

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