Synopses & Reviews
Exploring the profound impact of the experience of reading to children, Spitz discusses well-known children's books and reveals how they transmit psychological wisdom, convey moral lessons, shape tastes, and implant subtle prejudices. 23 illustrations.
"Inside Picture Books" raises the question of whether our childhood experiences of picture books can actually be profound enough to shape our adult lives. This book should be of interest to teachers, parents and therapists alike and a lesson to anyone reading a bedtime story.