Exploring Children’s Literature: Teaching the Language and Reading of Fiction cover
Exploring Children’s Literature: Teaching the Language and Reading of Fiction cover

Exploring Children’s Literature: Teaching the Language and Reading of Fiction

by 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.

Publisher: SAGE
ISBN-13: 978 1 4462 6860 5
Format: Paperback
Published in 2013

Paperback £21.99
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