AUTHORS: Galda/Sipe/Liang/Cullinan - ©2014
An excellent resource that you’ll want to keep for your own personal library, LITERATURE AND THE CHILD, 8th Edition, offers thorough and concise coverage of the genres of children’s literature (picturebooks, contemporary realistic fiction, etc.) and the use of children’s literature in the classroom. Beautifully written and illustrated discussions reflect the tone and feel of children’s books. The text’s stunning design includes a specially commissioned cover and interior illustrations by notable children’s book author and illustrator Judith Caseley. Featuring discussions of the latest works of children’s literature, the text includes coverage of the growing importance of young adult literature as well as emphasis on upper-level children’s literature and adolescent literature. The authors pay careful attention to diversity and equip you with practical, research-based information about teaching and ideas you can apply to your own classroom. In addition, intriguing video interviews of leading authors and illustrators on the text website give you direct insight into the creativity behind the stories!