Useful Books

Here are some books to help you explore further:

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

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

The Cambridge Companion to Children’s Literature (Cambridge Companions to Literature)
M O Grenby, ISBN 9780521868198 - Cambridge University Press (2009)

Empowerment for Girls: Riveting Reads For Primary Schools
Barbara Band, ISBN 9781911222224 - School Library Association (2019)

Empowerment for Girls: Riveting Reads For Secondary Schools
Barbara Band, ISBN 9781911222231 - School Library Association (2019)

Exploring Children’s Literature: Reading for Knowledge, Understanding and Pleasure
Nikki Gamble, ISBN 978-1526439482 - SAGE Publications 4th Edition (2019)

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

A History of Children’s Books in 100 Books
Roderick Cave & Sara Ayad, ISBN 9780712356985 - British Library Publishing (2017) 

Modern Children’s Literature: an Introduction
Catherine Butler & Kimberley Reynolds, ISBN 9781137357458 - Palgrave (2014)

Oxford Companion to Children’s Literature (Oxford Quick Reference)
Daniel Hahn, ISBN 9780199695140 - OUP 2nd Edition (2015)

Reading Science For Pleasure
Ruth Jarman & Joy Alexander, ISBN 9781911222279 - School Library Association (2021)

Understanding Children’s Literature
Peter Hunt, ISBN 9780415375467 - Routledge (2005)

Why You Should read Children’s Books Even Though You Are So Old And Wise
Katherine Rundell, ISBN 9781526610072 - Bloomsbury (2019)  

The Women Who Invented Twentieth–Century Children’s Literature: Only the Best (Children’s Literature and Culture)
Elizabeth West, ISBN 9781032308272 - Routledge (2022)

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