The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett: a short textual analysis posted on 26 Apr 2016
This piece of research by Catherine Bardell analyses an extract from The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson-Burnett
Powerful picture books: understanding disability in nursery schools posted on 15 Apr 2016
This unpublished thesis by Karen Argent argues that picture books for young children can contribute to alternative constructions of disability
Trade unionism and political power in Margot Heinemann’s The Adventurers  posted on 13 Apr 2016
The Adventurers  was Margot Heinemann’s first and only published work of fiction.
Children’s Literature and the social construction of ideas of family posted on 27 Mar 2016
We present an essay by Catherine Bardell , a student at Newman University, who looks at how ideas of family are constructed in children's books
Barry Hines: The unmade screen plays posted on 23 Mar 2016
"Barry Hines: The unmade screen plays" by Professor Sue Vice is made available here by kind permission of the author.
Angela Brazil and Enid Blyton’s School Girl Stories: their appeal to children posted on 21 Mar 2016
A 2016 research paper by Lydia Court, a student studying at Newman University, Birmingham.
Men and books: narratives of desire posted on 10 Mar 2016
The University of Cambridge webpage has an interesting piece of research that accompanied a conference that took place in 2014
Book Lovers, Bibliophiles, and Fetishists: The Social Benefits of Heavy Book Usage. posted on 10 Mar 2016
This study examines the motivation behind heavy book usage, which is a rarely researched form of extreme media usage.
Book Trust Research: Families embrace digital technology but children prefer print books to e-books posted on 11 Feb 2016
Families embrace digital technology but children prefer print books to e-books
What Reading Does for the Mind posted on 10 Feb 2016
What Reading Does for the Mind by ANNE E. CUNNINGHAM and KEITH E. STANOVICH