Books in category Literary Criticism – Children’s Literature

  • The Meanings of Beauty and the Beast

    The Meanings of “Beauty and the Beast”
    Jerry Griswold

    This book also includes a variety of original source materials and twenty-three colour illustrations. The Meanings of "Beauty and the Beast" is for any reader who wishes to explore this classic, endlessly rich fairy tale.

  • Pinocchio in Scandinavia

    Pinocchio in Scandinavia
    Yrja Hagland

  • When We Were Free to Be

    When We Were Free to Be
    Lori Rotskoff, Laura L. Lovett

    Featuring a prologue by Marlo Thomas, this book offers an unprecedented insiders' view by the creators, accounts by activists and educators who changed the landscape of childhood, and explorations of how Free to Be still speaks to families …

  • Revisiting Narnia

    Revisiting Narnia
    Shanna Caughey

    Fans of the wildly popular series will revel in the examination of all aspects of C.S. Lewis and his magical Narnia.

  • Take Up Thy Bed and Walk

    Take Up Thy Bed and Walk
    Lois Keith

    This book is also a testament to the singular passion with which these books are read by younger readers and reminds us of the intensity of our own reading experience as children.

  • Healing Stories

    Healing Stories
    Jacqueline Golding

    Featuring the long-established children's classics and the most recent library sensations, these hand-picked stories address kids' struggles – from the everyday to life-changing – while offering adults the information they need to make the …

  • The Origin of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    The Origin of the Wonderful Wizard of Oz
    Michele Rubatino

    The Origin of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz provides evidence to show the maps found in the Oz books, forty of them in all, were derived from drawing blueprints taken from the text of a King James Version Bible dating from around 1611.

  • Lovey Dovey and the Makeover Mistake

    Lovey Dovey and the Makeover Mistake
    Connie Mosesson

    Lovey Dovey, Shellabellareena, and Power Meower face a major CAT…astrophy as they team up to create what they think will be a fashionable makeover.

  • The babes in the wood in verse

    The babes in the wood, in verse

    This book tells the story of two young children who go to live with their uncle after their parents pass away.

  • Short stories for kids 1

    Short stories for kids-1
    Sree Shakkottai

    Its the first book in the series "Fables from the past…" .Each book in the series has a collection of 5 colorfully illustrated fables, taken from all over the world, including the famous Aesop's fables.

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