Children & teenage literature studies

    History of Children's Books in 100 Books

    By Roderick Cave

    Hardback £17.46

    This book takes a global perspective, tracing the development of children's literature from ancient stories such as Aesop's Fables and the Indian Panchatantra, to the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, to the highly collectable Ladybird books of the 20th century, and up to modern classics and bestsellers such as...

    Literary Allusion in Harry Potter

    By Beatrice Groves

    Paperback Save £0.11 = £16.88

    Literary Allusion in Harry Potter builds on the world-wide enthusiasm for J. K. Rowling's series in order to introduce its readers to some of the great works of literature on which Rowling draws. Harry Potter's narrative techniques are rooted in the western literary tradition and its allusiveness provides insight into...

    Oxford Companion to Children's Literature

    By Daniel Hahn

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £10.25

    This Companion is the first place to look for information on authors, illustrators, printers, publishers, and others involved in children's literature, and on the stories and characters at their centre. Written both to entertain and to instruct, it is a reference work that no-one interested in the world of children's...

    Story Time: Essays on the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children\'s Literature

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £19.46

    The history of children's literature is a growing area of study; this group of essays brings together innovative, scholarly voices to explore the fascinating tales behind many beloved books. The publication mines the Betsy Beinecke Shirley Collection of American Children's Literature, one of the world's richest sources for original books,...

    Children\'s Literature

    By Pat Pinsent

    Paperback £22.46

    This invaluable Guide surveys the key critical works and debates in the vibrant field of children's literature since its inception. Leading expert Pat Pinsent combines a chronological overview of developments in the genre with analysis of key theorists and theories, and subject-specific methodologies.

    Children\'s Book Review Index

    Hardback £222.54

    Roald Dahl

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    Roald Dahl: Wales of the Unexpected breaks new ground by revealing the place of Wales in the imagination of the writer known as 'the world's number one storyteller'.

    Children's Fantasy Literature

    By Michael Levy

    Paperback Save £1.02 = £15.97

    This fascinating volume discusses a wide range of children's fantasy literature from the sixteenth century to the present, analysing key themes and ideas in important texts from across the English-speaking world. It features the work of Lewis Carroll, Frank Baum, C. S. Lewis, Roald Dahl and J. K. Rowling.

    Jane Austen Coloring Book

    By Jane Austen

    Paperback Save £2.34 = £9.65

    Presents the artwork from critically acclaimed manga adaptations of Pride and Prejudice, Emma, and Sense and Sensibility. This book is suitable for fans of Emma, there is our heroine Emma Woodhouse as well as Jane Fairfax, Mr. Frank Churchill, and George Knightley.

    Visual Journeys Through Wordless Narratives

    By Evelyn Arizpe

    Paperback £28.05

    Winner of the Literacy Research Association's 2015 Edward B. Fry Book Award Immigration is an ongoing, global phenomenon and schools and teachers in host countries must continually find new ways of working with the increasing numbers of immigrant pupils, including refugees and asylum seekers. Language and literacy are crucial for...

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