Children Reading Picturebooks: Interpreting Visual Texts

Arizpe, E. and Styles, M. (2016) Children Reading Picturebooks: Interpreting Visual Texts. Routledge: Oxford. ISBN 9781138014077

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Abstract

Children Reading Pictures has made a huge impact on teachers, scholars and students all over the world. The original edition of this book described the fascinating range of children's responses to contemporary picturebooks, which proved that they are sophisticated readers of visual texts and are able to make sense of complex images on literal, visual and metaphorical levels. Through this research, the authors found that children are able to understand different viewpoints, analyse moods, messages and emotions, and articulate personal responses to picture books - even when they struggle with the written word.

Item Type:Books
Additional Information:2nd edition
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Arizpe, Dr Evelyn
Authors: Arizpe, E., and Styles, M.
College/School:College of Social Sciences > School of Education > Creativity Culture and Faith
Publisher:Routledge
ISBN:9781138014077
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