Description : Offers activities, strategies, and creative ideas for using nonsense rhymes, songs, chants, and folk literature to promote thinking, reading, and listening skills in young learners.
Description : Recorded on location in the Volta Region in Ghana in 2006-07, these stories are the result of collaboration between Anna Cottrell and Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah. Agbotadua Togbi Kumassah translated the Ewe stories into English and Anna Cottrell has retold them in contemporary English for the wider European market. This edition presents the 24 stories in their original form for the Ghanian market.
Description : This volume uses colorful images from Victorian-era illustrated books to provide a survey of their art and the rise of children's literature. Full color plates accent descriptions which include story plot summaries and commentary of the different works. In brief introductions to each of the main genres, the author refers to each genres influences, conventions, and aims of the artists. This book contains a selection of nineteenth-and very early twentieth-century American children's book images from the collection of Ellen and Arthur Linman; the vast majorities are taken from the publications of McLoughlin Brothers in New York, which was active in juvenile publishing from 1850 to 1905.
Description : Explores classical and modern fairy tales to argue that fairy tales are a mirror of human understanding and culture.
Description : Studies the meaning, structure, symbolism and multiple forms of such familiar tales as Sleeping Beauty, Rapunzel, and the Riddle Princess. Bibliogs
Description : Looks at the cinematic art of mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan discussing the creativity of Chinese film, and exploring the intertwined traditions of the three regions and their influence on movies.
Description : This fairy tale treasury from the 1920sfeatures winsome illustrations by a popularartist of the era plus a free MP3 downloadof the stories for listen-and-readenjoyment. Timeless tales include “Jackand the Beanstalk,” “Sleeping Beauty,”“The Gingerbread Man,” “Beauty and theBeast,” “Cinderella,” “Peter Rabbit,” andmany other favorites.Reprint of selected stories from TheReal Storybook and Once Upon a Time,Rand McNally & Co., Chicago, 1927 and1921.