Children's books play a vital role in education, and this book helps you to choose books that have the most to offer young children. Each chapter reflects on a different theme or genre and their role in educational settings, and recommends ten 'must reads' within each one.
The themes covered include:
- books for babies
- literature for the very young
- narrative fiction
- books in translation
- picture books
- graphic texts.
Early years professionals, childcare professionals and teachers working from nursery to Key Stage 3 will find this book a fascinating and useful resource.