Monthly Archives: July 2015

Module 2 – Diversity in Children’s Literature

Take personal stocktake of my knowledge of children’s literature… I have a passion for literature of all sorts – especially children’s literature, so I thought (confidently) my knowledge of the different genres would be fairly encompassing but glancing down the … Continue reading

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Response to Zipe

So are we indeed not responding to the changes in the way young people read and holding steadfast to the ‘alphabetic literacy through reading print’ that we embrace? I think there is some truth to this.  Children do decode, ‘misread’ … Continue reading

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What is the definition of children’s literature?

Well, let me see.  What do I think? Having read a few articles over the last week there seems to be a vague consensus on what constitutes literature for children or children’s literature.  (You see how I phrased that before … Continue reading

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The future of children’s literature

It was really interesting to read about the evolution of children’s literature – from its early beginnings as a spin-off from adult text, to moral codes through stories, to books of instruction – taming the savages, and finally entertainment.  I … Continue reading

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