Category Archives: Children’s Literature

Bloomsbury Perspectives on Children’s Literature

By | March 8, 2018

Bloomsbury has been a committed publisher of literature for Children and Young Adults across its 30 year existence. Here at Bloomsbury Academic we are also dedicated to publishing the very best scholarship on writing for young people. In 2017 we’re delighted to be re-launching our flagship series Bloomsbury Perspectives on Children’s Literature. Edited by Lisa… Read More »

The Bloomsbury Introduction to Children’s and Young Adult Literature

By | March 7, 2018

This week we’re celebrating the wonders of children’s literature with guest posts from authors making new contributions to the field. Below, Karen Coats explains her approach to the field in The Bloomsbury Introduction to Children’s and Young Adult Literature. In my early days as a graduate student, I asked my composition students to contact a caregiver… Read More »

The Courage to Imagine

By | March 6, 2018

This week we’re celebrating the wonders of children’s literature with guest posts from authors making new contributions to the field. Below, Roni Natov reflects on her new book The Courage to Imagine: The Child Hero in Children’s Literature. For me, childhood has always been a state of mind, a landscape, the bedrock of my adult consciousness. … Read More »

From Tongue to Text

By | March 5, 2018

This week we’re celebrating the wonders of children’s literature with guest posts from authors making new contributions to the field. Below, Debbie Pullinger discusses children’s poetry and the inspiration for her new book From Tongue to Text: A New Reading of Children’s Poetry. Poetry is our first language. True, it’s sometimes regarded as a rather… Read More »

Happy Birthday C. S. Lewis

By | November 29, 2012

The literary themes featured in C. S. Lewis’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Times Higher Education Textbook Guide

By | February 24, 2012

We did a little dance of celebration around the office this week as 4 of our books were recommended in the Times Higher Education textbook guide! Below I have listed all 4 books, along with the quotes from the Times Higher Education, and specially created exclusive previews of the introduction and first chapter of each book.… Read More »