1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
This is the best and most authoritative guide to classic and contemporary children’s literature today. It is the latest in the best-selling 1001 series, and its informative reviews are the key to differentiating the "must-read" books from all the rest in the realm of children’s books. Whether you... show more
This is the best and most authoritative guide to classic and contemporary children’s literature today. It is the latest in the best-selling 1001 series, and its informative reviews are the key to differentiating the "must-read" books from all the rest in the realm of children’s books. Whether you are a parent seeking to instill a love of reading in your child, an educator or counselor looking for inspiration, or a young reader with a voracious appetite, this guide to the best writing for children and young adults covers the spectrum of children’s literature. It is organized by age group—from board books to YA novels and all the gradations in between. Each entry features evaluations by a team of international critics complete with beautifully reproduced artwork from the featured title. The beloved classics are here, but the guide also takes a global perspective and includes the increasingly diverse contributions from African American and Latino authors and illustrators—not to mention important books from around the world.
Publish date: October 27th 2009
Pages no: 960
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Books About Books
, Picture Books
Series: 1001 Before You Die
Skimmed selected portions. It's an interesting idea. I was hoping my sons would pick it up and request books, but while they flipped through it, they didn't say "wow, I want to read this"
All rules have exceptions, and here's a stellar example of that principle: other titles I've seen in this series have varied between dull and nauseating, but this one is absolutely terrific.I spent an hour leafing through it this afternoon, and I was blown away by the brilliant selection. It's wonde...
I think this is a very good list of children's books. I really like it much better than the adults' version. It's much more international and lists books from much more categories. There were however a few things that bother me a bit. First, I didn't like that the list loads of books that are very h...
I love books about books.