This book combines the work of nine leading teachers and scholars of children's literature from Europe and North America. They explore the various disciplines and perspectives that have contributed to the study of children's literature, giving practical classroom suggestions. Contains an up-to-date resources section.
CHARLES BUTLER is an experienced teacher and critic with special interests in children's and Renaissance literature. His most recent critical publication is Four British Fantasists, 2006. He is also the author of several fantasy novels for children and young adults, including Death of a Ghost, 2006.