Essentials of Children's Literature

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Allyn and Bacon, 1998 - Literary Criticism - 379 pages
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The sixth edition "Essentials of Children's Literature" offers a concise, straightforward presentation of children's literature that engages students and motivates them to share literature with children. Written with a comprehensive, "facts-only" approach, this lucid resource offers an abundance of examples to illustrate how to use children's literature in the classroom.

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User Review  - Alexandra1600 - LibraryThing

Beautiful selection of classic and everyday poetry children will appreciate and enjoy, including R. L. Stevenson's The Swing, and L. Hughes' City. Read full review

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Wonderful poems for almost every occasion. We all know most of them by heart by now. Read full review

Contents

Learning about Children and Their Literature 1 I
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About the author (1998)

Tomlinson is Professor of Language Arts and Children's Literature at Northern Illinois University.

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