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Reading the world : what young children learn from literature

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Smidt,Sandra

Source:

Trentham, Stoke on Trent, p.181 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1042 .S65 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9584024

Keywords:

Children's stories, Language arts (Early childhood), Language arts (Elementary), Storytelling

Abstract:

Contents: Pt. 1. Setting the scene -- The difficult art of narrative -- Meaning-making: a word about semiotics -- Pt. 2. Tales told, visualised, read, said, heard, shared and transformed -- 'Listen with your nose and eyes': the power of the oral tradition -- Reading the images -- The interweaving of pictures with words -- The tale visualised in your head -- Who's [sic] culture is it? -- Children's books in translation -- Pt. 3. Reading the world -- Controversy: the role and significance of postmodern picture books -- Making the coin and currency: the child as narrator -- Adopting and subverting the real world through narrative in play -- Building your collection.

Publication Language:

eng