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This unpublished thesis by Karen Argent argues that picture books for young children can contribute to alternative constructions of disability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.
Useful resources for Picturebook enthusiasts posted on 06 Apr 2016
This very useful resource about picture books has been put together by Dr. Mary Roche
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
Why Study About Children's Literature? posted on 06 Jan 2016
This piece of research is concerned with what a group of second year undergraduate students on an Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) degree course
For the Good Old Cause: trade unionism, the Communist Party of Great Britain and the post-war novel 1950-1965 posted on 11 Dec 2015
It is... no co-incidence that depictions of trade unions and trade unionism in British novels written following the end of World War Two are dominated by .
Towards a genderless society: Androgyny in late 20th century fiction by Jane Allcroft posted on 16 Nov 2015
This dissertation will look at the concept of androgyny and the form this takes in contemporary novels, focusing on four different works of fiction
Practitioners need to ensure children experience a full range of books posted on 16 Oct 2015
Practitioners need to ensure children experience a full range of books
Why Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the Harry Potter series are ‘classic’ children’s books posted on 06 Sep 2015
This paper discusses what is meant by a ‘classic ‘ book with reference to several writers...