Give them wings : the experience of children's literature / edited by Maurice Saxby and Gordon Winch Saxby, Maurice

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Children's literature, Australian - History and criticism.; Kinderliteratur.; Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • PART I. CHILDREN AND THEIR BOOKS. 1. The Gift of Wings : The Value of Literature to Children / Maurice Saxby
  • 2. The Light in the Eye : On Good Books for Children / Gordon Winch
  • 3. Children and Their Books : The Right Book for the Right Child
  • i. Laurie Brady
  • ii. Robyn Morrow
  • PART II. THE NATURE OF CHILDREN'S LITERATURE. 4. First Flight : For the Very Young / Patricia Scott
  • 5. Further Flight : The Picture Book / Clare Scott-Mitchell
  • 6. Archetypal Literature : Folk and Fairy Stories / Maurice Saxby
  • 7. The Wonder of Myth and Legend / Maurice Saxby
  • 8. The Supreme Fiction : On Poetry and Children / Gordon Winch
  • 9. Tales of Adventure / Louis Lodge
  • 10. Versions of the Past : The Historical Novel in Children's Literature / Margery Hourihan
  • 11. The Family Story : A Context for Care / Les Ingram
  • 12. 1: The Rise, Fall and Remarkable Revival of the School Story
  • 2: Will Five Run Away with Biggles?
  • A Series Question / Ken Watson
  • 13. Feet on the Ground : The Problem Novel / Stella Lees
  • 14. Shared Spaces : The Human and Animal Worlds / Joyce Kirk
  • 15. Wings of Fact : Non-fiction for Children / Eleanor Stodart
  • 16. Inner Reality : The Nature of Fantasy / GLenys Smith
  • 17. Humour in Children's Literature / Moira Robinson
  • 18. Rites of Passage : Adolescent Literature / Belle Alderman
  • PART III. THE INTERNATIONAL WORLD OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS. 19. The International World of Children's Books / Marlene Norst
  • 20. The Key to the Kingdom : Access to Children's Books in Australia / Rosemary Moon
  • 21. From Manuscript to Marketplace / Anne Bower Ingram
  • PART IV. LITERATURE AND RESPONSE. 22. Space to Play : The Use of Analyses of Narrative Structure in Classroom Work with Children's Literature / Geoff Williams
  • 23. Language and Literature : The Classroom Experience / Vivienne Nicoll
  • 24. Storytelling : A Shared Experience / Barbara Poston-Anderson
  • APPENDIX. Australian Children's Books of the Year
  • Picture Books of the Year
  • Junior Books of the Year.
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