Children's Literature Products

  • The Crossover Novel

    Contemporary Children's Fiction and Its Adult Readership, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Falconer

    "Highly recommended" by Choice While crossover books such as Rowling's Harry Potter series have enjoyed enormous sales and media attention, critical analysis of crossover fiction has not kept pace with the growing popularity of this new category of writing and reading. Falconer remedies this lack…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • A Critical History of French Children's Literature

    Volume One: 1600–1830, 1st Edition

    By Penelope E. Brown

    These books are the first full-length, comprehensive study written in English of French children’s literature. They provide both an overview of developments from the seventeenth century to the present day and detailed discussion of texts that are representative, innovative, or influential…

    Paperback – 2009-12-07
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Enterprising Youth

    Social Values and Acculturation in Nineteenth-Century American Children’s Literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Monika Elbert

    "Recommended" by Choice Enterprising Youth examines the agenda behind the shaping of nineteenth-century children’s perceptions and world views and the transmission of civic duties and social values to children by adults. The essays in this book reveal the contradictions involved in the perceptions…

    Paperback – 2009-11-23
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • The Gothic in Children's Literature

    Haunting the Borders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Jackson, Roderick McGillis, Karen Coats

    From creepy picture books to Harry Potter, Lemony Snicket, the Spiderwick Chronicles, and countless vampire series for young adult readers, fear has become a dominant mode of entertainment for young readers. The last two decades have seen an enormous growth in the critical study of two very…

    Paperback – 2009-10-19
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Comparative Children's Literature

    1st Edition

    By Emer O'Sullivan

    WINNER OF THE 2007 CHLA BOOK AWARD! Children's literature has transcended linguistic and cultural borders since books and magazines for young readers were first produced, with popular books translated throughout the world. Emer O'Sullivan traces the history of comparative children's literature…

    Paperback – 2009-07-31
    Routledge

  • Recycling Red Riding Hood

    1st Edition

    By Sandra Beckett

    Sandra Beckett's book explores the contemporary retelling of the Red Riding Hood tale in Western children's literature.…

    Paperback – 2009-07-01
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults

    1st Edition

    By Naomi Miller

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-06-16
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carrie Hintz, Elaine Ostry

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2009-06-16
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Talking Beyond the Page

    Reading and Responding to Picturebooks, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Evans

    Talking Beyond the Page shows how different kinds of picturebooks can be used with children of all ages and highlights the positive educational gains to be made from reading, sharing, talking and writing about picturebooks. With contributions from some of the world's leading experts, chapters in…

    Paperback – 2009-03-30
    Routledge

  • Boys in Children's Literature and Popular Culture

    Masculinity, Abjection, and the Fictional Child, 1st Edition

    By Annette Wannamaker

    Boys in Children’s Literature and Popular Culture proposes new theoretical frameworks for understanding the contradictory ways masculinity is represented in popular texts consumed by boys in the United States. The popular texts boys like are often ignored by educators and scholars, or are simply…

    Paperback – 2009-01-10
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Relentless Progress

    The Reconfiguration of Children's Literature, Fairy Tales, and Storytelling, 1st Edition

    By Jack Zipes

    Can fairy tales subvert consumerism? Can fantasy and children's literature counter the homogenizing influence of globalization? Can storytellers retain their authenticity in the age of consumerism? These are some of the critical questions raised by Jack Zipes, the celebrated scholar of fairy tales…

    Paperback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge

  • The Child That Haunts Us

    Symbols and Images in Fairytale and Miniature Literature, 1st Edition

    By Susan Hancock

    The Child That Haunts Us focuses on the symbolic use of the child archetype through the exploration of miniature characters from the realms of children’s literature. Jung argued that the child archetype should never be mistaken for the ‘real’ child. In this book Susan Hancock considers how the…

    Paperback – 2008-11-07
    Routledge

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