Exploring the power and purpose of texts
Even with advances in technology challenging our understanding of texts and literacy, we continue to expect books to be the main source of children’s reading. This text considers the multiple images of children as readers within children’s literature in English and brings together a group of...
To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge
Interpreting Visual Texts, 2nd Edition
Children Reading Pictures has made a huge impact on teachers, scholars and students all over the world. The original edition of this book described the fascinating range of children's responses to contemporary picture books, which proved that they are sophisticated readers of visual texts, and are...
To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge
Beyond the Borders of Art, Narrative and Culture
The picturebook is now recognized as a sophisticated art form that has provided a space for some of the most exciting innovations in the field of children’s literature. This book brings together the work of expert scholars from the UK, the USA and Europe to present original theoretical perspectives...
Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge
Interpreting Visual Texts
This book describes the fascinating results of a two year study of children's responses to contemporary picturebooks. Children of primary school age, from a range of backgrounds, read and discussed books by the award-winning artists, Anthony Browne and Satoshi Kitamura. They then made their own...
Published October 23rd 2002 by Routledge