Children's Literature Theoretical Approaches

  • Fairy Tales in Popular Culture

    It wasn’t so long ago that the fairy tale was comfortably settled as an established and respectable part of children’s literature. Since the fairy tale…

  • Marvelous Transformations

    Marvelous Transformations is an anthology of tales and original critical essays that moves beyond canonized “classics” and old paradigms, documenting the points of historical connection…

  • Folk and Fairy Tales – Concise Edition

    This concise version of Folk and Fairy Tales is designed to provide a more compact and versatile collection for teaching children’s literature. Like the complete…

  • Folk and Fairy Tales – Fourth Edition

    This anthology of folk and fairy tales brings together 52 stories from a range of historical and geographic traditions. Sections group tales together by theme…

  • Considering Children’s Literature

    “The study of children’s literature is not just about children and the books said to be for them; it is also about the societies and…

  • The Meanings of “Beauty and the Beast”

    Using Beaumont’s classic story as a touchstone, this work shows how “Beauty and the Beast” takes on different meanings as it is analyzed by psychologists,…

  • My Mother’s Voice

    Named Honor Book of the Year by the Children’s Literature Association Winner: 2003 Canadian Jewish Book Award for scholarship on a Jewish subject Finalist: 2003…