Third Edition - Exploring Children’s Literature: Reading with Pleasure and Purpose

Nikki Gamble & Sally Yates

3rd Edition

This book provides a comprehensive guide to the range of genres and characteristic features of English language fiction written for children. It will help readers to:

  * develop their understanding of literature within social, cultural and political reading practices
  * extend their knowledge of language features and conventions of different genres
  * develop skills in analytical and critical reading.

The scope of the first edition has been expanded from solely fiction to cover a range of contemporary literature, including poetry, plays and picturebooks. The case study material, investigative activities and practical exercises promote an active approach to learning.

Published by SAGE

ISBN-13: 978 1 4462 6860 5

Format: Paperback

Published in 2013 (3rd Edition)

Book jacket of Third Edition - Exploring Children’s Literature: Reading with Pleasure and Purpose

Price: £24.99