A Necessary Fantasy?
The Heroic Figure in Children's Popular Culture
Edited by Dudley Jones, Tony Watkins
Published July 6th 2000 by Routledge – 424 pages
This book addresses a variety of issues through the examination of heroic figures in children's popular literature, comics, film, and television.
"This volume joins the excellent series edited by Jack Zipes, which offers sophisticated critical studies that challenge the canon and canonized readings of literature for children." -- Choice