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The Power of the Page : Children's Books and Their Readers - Pat Pinsent

The Power of the Page

Children's Books and Their Readers

Paperback Published: 1st January 1993
ISBN: 9781853462344
Number Of Pages: 157

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This text offers information and guidance on children's reading, with a view to helping teachers understand what children like to read and why, and to use that knowledge to help develop good reading habits in children.

Introduction: Children's Response to Storyp. 1
The Power of the Picture Bookp. 6
The Multi-layered Picture Bookp. 15
Bridging the Great Divide: Picture Books for Children in Secondary Schoolsp. 23
'Such Agreeable Friends' - Children and Animal Literaturep. 34
Making Connections: Children's Books and Cohesionp. 45
'Once upon a Time' - a Study of Children's Responses to Fairytalep. 55
'The Perfect Ending to the Perfect Story': the Appeal of Enid Blytonp. 66
Children's Books and the Emotionsp. 74
Finding the Right Book for a Readerp. 83
Moving On: Becoming a Mature Readerp. 87
The Individual and Society: Novels for Adolescentsp. 96
Telly Texts: Children's Books and the Mediap. 103
Meg meets the Turtles: Whose Books count in Primary Classrooms?p. 113
Story and the Development of Children's Language and Literacyp. 126
Finding Something to Read: How Libraries and School Bookshops Can Help Children Become Readersp. 138
Bibliographyp. 148
Indexp. 154
Notes on contributorsp. 156
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781853462344
ISBN-10: 1853462349
Series: The Roehampton Teaching Studies Series
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 157
Published: 1st January 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1

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