Essentials of Children's Literature

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Allyn and Bacon, 1996 - Children - 386 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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User Review  - AnneDenney - LibraryThing

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

Contents

PART TWO Categories of Literature
41
Picture Books
68
Traditional Literature
100
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

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

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