We Need Diverse Ya Sale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | June 22, 2015

    Stephen Jarvis: IMG Robert Seymour — 13 Pictures



    1. Self-Portrait. My new novel, Death and Mr. Pickwick, tells the story of the origins of Charles Dickens's first novel, The Pickwick Papers. Its... Continue »
    1. $21.00 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Death and Mr. Pickwick

      Stephen Jarvis 9780374139667

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$4.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Education- Children's Literature

More copies of this ISBN

The child and the book :a psychological and literary exploration

by

The child and the book :a psychological and literary exploration Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Children's responses to literature are equally fascinating from the psychological and the literary point of view. Nicholas Tucker's exploratory study traces the relationship between the child and the book using both these perspectives, from the baby's first picture book to the moment when the adolescent reader takes up adult literature. In addition, it examines critically arguments for extra care and censorship in the selection of books for children, and conversely looks at what children's books can offer the adult reader. Ranging from nursery rhymes and fairy stories to comics, popular best-sellers and modern children's writing, the author's acute criticism offers a balanced view of a stimulating and sometimes controversial subject.

Synopsis:

The author's acute criticism offers a balanced view of a stimulating and sometimes controversial subject.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 244-251) and index.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. First books (ages 0-3); 2. Story and picture books (ages 3-7); 3. Fairy stories, myths and legends; 4. Early fiction (ages 7-11); 5. Juvenile comics (ages 7-11); 6. Literature for older children (ages 11-14); 7. Selection, censorship and control; 8. Who reads children's books?; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521398350
Author:
Tucker, Nicholas
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Children's Literature
Subject:
Children's literature -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Children -- Books and reading.
Subject:
Bibliographies & Indexes
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference-Bibliography and Library Science
Subject:
English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Canto ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Canto original series
Series Volume:
1000
Publication Date:
19900931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.36x5.34x.81 in. .70 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Granny Crochet Favorites Used Hardcover $6.50
  2. J. P. Donleavy's Ireland: In All Her... Used Hardcover $5.95
  3. Chinese Bandit Used Hardcover $6.50
  4. Pyramid Odyssey Used Trade Paper $0.50
  5. The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning...
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  6. The greaseless guide to car care Used Trade Paper $5.95

Related Subjects

Education » Children's Literature
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » General
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science
Science and Mathematics » History of Science » General

The child and the book :a psychological and literary exploration Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$4.95 In Stock
Product details 272 pages Cambridge University Press,1990. - English 9780521398350 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The author's acute criticism offers a balanced view of a stimulating and sometimes controversial subject.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.