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Literature for Children: A Short Introduction (2005)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0205410332, Paperback)This succinct yet comprehensive introduction to children's literature focuses on genres and concepts rather than on particular authors. This text is unique from others on the market because it is flexible for use in both English and Education departments. It focuses on the traditional genres of children's literature, and the discussions within the chapters are organized according to themes.
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"David L. Russell has written a succinct yet comprehensive introduction to children's literature that focuses on genres and concepts rather than on particular authors. From a literary perspective," Literature for Children" is an engaging title that explores the foundations and contexts of literature, including the various genres of children's literature from picture to informational books. This book provides a unique overview of critical theories of literature. Significantly expanded history of children's literature, including more titles, more authors, and provides a thorough and comprehensive background of literary works. For teachers, future teachers, or educators.
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