Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Books for Keeps January 2009

The new edition has arrived. As usual, it's about 50% reviews, plus regular features such as Windows into Illustration (this month, Helen Oxenbury), Authorgraph (Mal Peet) and Classics in Short (Elizabeth Goudge's Little White Horse). Additional articles of interest are:

Alderson, B. (2009). Print on demand. Books for Keeps, 174, pp. 3-4.
What are the implications for children’s books of this new technology?

Morris, J. (2009). Picture books for everyone. Books for Keeps, 174, pp. 8-9.
Picture books are not just for infants – many are suitable for older children.

Sutcliffe, M. (2009). Forum: helping the teachers of reading. Books for Keeps, 174, p. 13.
Are trainee teachers being helped to find a way to get their pupils to enjoy books? How it is done at Westminster Institute of Education.

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