“This is a timely and valuable book for teachers at the primary level, actively involved as they now are with teaching literature and much else in the increasingly sophisticated world of information and communication technology… The book overall is exciting, informative and practical, outlining important theoretical perspectives and ideas while also providing much wisdom and advice to teachers about how to transform their literary programs.”
Frances Christie, Emeritus Professor of Language and Literacy Education, University of Melbourne and Honorary Professor of Education, University of Sydney, Australia.
This book connects classroom teaching of children’s literature with the digital age. It celebrates the charm of children’s literature and its role in literacy development, as well as the appeal of information and communications technology (ICT) to students and its capacity to enrich students’ learning and enjoyment of literary texts. The authors outline the ways in which children’s literature is developing new dimensions, for example: