Understanding Children’s Books: a guide for education professionals

Edited by Prue Goodwin

Children’s books play a vital role in education, and this book gives sound advice about choosing books that have the most to offer young children. Early years professionals, childcare professionals and teachers working from nursery to Key Stage 3 will find this book a fascinating and useful resource. Edited by Prue Goodwin, an acknolwedge expert in the field of children’s books, each chapter reflects on a different theme or genre and their role in educational settings, and recommends ten ‘must reads’ within each one. The themes covered include:

  • books for babies
  • literature for the very young
  • narrative fiction
  • books in translation
  • poetry
  • picture books
  • graphic texts.


ISSN: 978 1 84787 032 2


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