Children's Literature in Education has been a key source of articles on all aspects of children's literature for more than 50 years, featuring important interviews with writers and artists. It covers classic and contemporary material, the highbrow and the popular, and ranges across works for very young children through to young adults. It features analysis of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional material, plus studies in other media such as film, TV, computer games, online works; visual narratives from picture books and comics to graphic novels; textual analysis and interpretation from differing theoretical perspectives; historical approaches to the area; reader-response work with children; ideas for teaching children's literature; adaptation, translation and publishing.
 

- Features stimulating articles and interviews on noted children's authors
- Presents incisive critiques of classic and contemporary writing for young readers
- Contains articles on fiction, non-fiction, poetry, picture books and multimedia texts
- Describes and assesses developments in literary pedagogy
- Welcomes ideas for ‘special issues’ on particular themes or critical approaches

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  • Rhonda Brock-Servais,
  • Catherine Butler,
  • Victoria de Rijke
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1573-1693
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0045-6713
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