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  • Translating for Childrenby Ritta Oittinen

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 130.00

    Translating for Children is not a book on translations of children's literature, but a book on translating for children. It concentrates on human action in translation and focuses on the translator, the translation process, and translating for children, in particular. Translators bring to the translation their cultural heritage, their reading experience,... more...

  • International Companion Encyclopaedia of Children's Literatureby Peter Hunt

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 52.95

    The International Companion Encyclopedia answers these questions and provides comprehensive coverage of children's literature from a wide range of perspectives. Over 80 substantial essays by world experts include Iona Opie on the oral tradition, Gillian Avery on family stories and Michael Rosen on audio, TV and other media. The Companion covers... more...

  • Voracious Childrenby Carolyn Daniel

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Representing Africa in Children's Literatureby Vivian Yenika-Agbaw

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Representing Africa in Children?s Literature explores how African and Western authors portray youth in contemporary African societies, critically examining the dominant images of Africa and Africans in books published between 1960 and 2005. The book focuses on contemporary children?s and young adult literature set in Africa, examining issues regarding... more...

  • Radical Children's Literatureby Kimberley Reynolds

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 33.00

    This book reappraises the place of children's literature, showing it to be a creative space where writers and illustrators try out new ideas about books, society, and narratives in an age of instant communication and multi-media. It looks at the stories about the world and young people; the interaction with changing childhoods and new technologies. more...

  • Critical Approaches to Food in Children?s Literatureby Kara K. Keeling; Scott T. Pollard

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Critical Approaches to Food in Children?s Literature is the first scholarly volume on the topic, connecting children's literature to the burgeoning discipline of food studies. Following the lead of historians like Mark Kurlansky, Jeffrey Pilcher and Massimo Montanari, who use food as a fundamental node for understanding history, the essays in this... more...

  • Mirrors, Windows, and Doorsby Maria Josť Botelho; Masha Kabakow Rudman

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 61.95

    "Children?s literature is a contested terrain, as is multicultural education. Taken together, they pose a formidable challenge to both classroom teachers and academics?. Rather than deny the inherent conflicts and tensions in the field, in Critical Multicultural Analysis of Children?s Literature: Mirrors, Windows, and Doors, Maria Josť Botelho and... more...

  • Children's Literatureby Seth Lerer

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 18.00

    Ever since children have learned to read, there has been children?s literature. Children?s Literature charts the makings of the Western literary imagination from Aesop?s fables to Mother Goose, from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to Peter Pan, from Where the Wild Things Are to Harry Potter. The only single-volume work to capture... more...

  • Families in Children's Literature: A Resource Guide, Grades 4-8by Nancy Cecil; Patricia Roberts

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 23.00

    Using quality children's literature that presents families positively and promotes appreciation of family diversity, this book offers you a unique way to help students understand the common complexities of today's families. Books are grouped into four major categories-diverse family groups, family heritage and tradition, relationships within families,... more...

  • Unsettling Narrativesby Clare Bradford

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2007; US$ 38.95

    Children's books seek to assist children to understand themselves and their world. Unsettling Narratives: Postcolonial Readings of Children's Literature demonstrates how settler-society texts position child readers as citizens of postcolonial nations, how they represent the colonial past to modern readers, what they propose about race relations,... more...