Understanding Children's Literature


This book offers a systematic introduction to some of the essential concepts necessary for the study of children's literature. Incorporating thirteen essays from the highly-acclaimed International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, the chapters guide the reader through the most relevant areas of criticism and theory and summarize their contexts and application.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Peter Hunt
  • Karín Lesnik-Oberstein
  • Tony Watkins
  • Charles Sarland
  • John Stephens
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1999


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