International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (Hardback)Peter Hunt (editor)
- We can order this
Structure The Companion is divided into five sections:
1) Theory and Critical Approaches
2) Types and Genres
3) The Context of Children's Literature
4) Applications of Children's Literature
5) The World of Children's Literature
Each essay is followed by references and suggestions for further reading. The volume is fully indexed.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 940
Weight: 1656 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
'Containing enough information to fuel dozens of separate books, it communicates clearly without losing academic rigour in a way that has sometimes marred previous collections. Students of children's literature will surely fall upon this volume; their tutors could learn much from it too ... every chapter is original.' - Times Higher Education Supplement
'An exceedingly valuable reference work ... Peter Hunt is to be congratulated on taking on such a formidably ambitious task, with results which will ensure its usefulness well into the coming century.' - School Librarian
'An excellent purchase for any library ... will prove useful to students starting off their reading in the field as well as to readers further into the topics. The reader is struck by the wide range of bibliographical information. We really have been waiting for a book like this for a long time. It will satisfy most readers' needs and expectations...and will serve as an essential resource work wherever children's literature is seriously discussed.' - Reference Reviews
'this encyclopedia offers oce againa aninspiring model for exploring the complex nature of children's literature' - Buchbesprechungen
You may also be interested in...
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?
Please note that owing to current COVID-19 restrictions, many of our shops are closed. Find out more by clicking here.