Useful Books

Here are some books to help you explore further:

Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature
Edited by Humphrey Carpenter and Mari Prichard
ISBN 9780198602286
Oxford University Press (1999)

The Cambridge Guide to Children’s Books in English
Edited by Victor Watson
ISBN 9780521550642
Cambridge University Press (2001)

Twentieth Century Children’s Writers 3rd ed
ISBN 9780912289953
St James Press (USA) (1989)

Children’s Literature
Peter Hunt
ISBN 0 631 21141 1
Blackwell (2001)

Great Books to Read Aloud
Jacqueline Wilson
ISBN 978-0552554985
Corgi (2006)

Riveting Reads 6–8
Prue Goodwin
ISBN 9781903446355
School Library Association (2006)

Riveting Reads 8–12
Jo Sennitt
ISBN 9781903446300
School Library Association (2006)

Riveting Reads 12–16
Eileen Armstrong
ISBN 9781903446324
School Library Association (2006)

Riveting Reads Plus: a View of the World
Oxford Branch of the School Library Association
ISBN 9781903446348
School Library Association (2006)

 

Riveting Reads Plus: Everyone’s Reading 11–18
Eileen Armstrong
School Library Association (2010)
(Download available from the SLA website)

Riveting Reads Plus: Fantasy Fiction
Frances Sinclair & School Library Association in Scotland
ISBN 13 9781903446461
School Library Association (2008)

Riveting Reads Plus: Boys into Books 5–11
Chris Brown
ISBN 9781903446454
School Library Association (2008)

Riveting Reads Plus: Boys into Books
Eileen Armstrong
ISBN 9781903446409
School Library Association (2007)

Riveting Reads Plus: Book Ahead 0–7
Julia Eccleshare
ISBN 9781903446430
School Library Association (2008)

Boys and Girls Forever: Children’s Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter
Alison Lurie
ISBN 9780142002520
Penguin (2003)

Modern Children’s Literature: an Introduction
Kimberley Reynolds
ISBN 9781403916129
Palgrave (2004)

The Ultimate Book Guide: Over 700 Great Books for 8–12s
Daniel Hahn, Leonie Flynn & Susan Reuben (Eds)
ISBN 9781408104385 (2nd revised edition)
A & C Black (2009)

The Ultimate Teen Book Guide
Daniel Hahn & Leonie Flynn (Eds)
ISBN 9781408104378 (2nd revised edition)
A & C Black (2010)

The Ultimate First Book Guide: Over 500 Great Books for 0–7s
Leonie Flynn, Daniel Hahn, & Susan Reuben (Eds)
ISBN 9780713673319
A & C Black (2008)

1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
Julia Eccleshare (Ed)
ISBN 9781844036714
Cassell (2009)