Bookbird contents 3 / 2012

Bookbird contents 3 / 2012



British Children’s Literature in the Twenty-First Century

by  Liz Thiel and Alison Waller

Featured Articles

My (Black) Britain: The West Indies and Britain in Twenty-First Century Nonfiction Picture Books

by Karen Sands O’Connor

“Stories from the Outside”: Representations of the Underclass in Nineteenth and Twenty-First Century Britain

by Michele Gill

Michelle Paver: Ancient Magic for a Modern, Greener World

by Anthony Pavlik

Rewriting Colonial Histories in Historical Fiction for the Young: From Below and Above

by Blanka Grzegorczyk

Children & Their Books

Braving the Dark in Writing for Young People

by Beverley Naidoo

Seven Years of Seven Stories: The Centre for Children’s Books Comes of Age?

by Sarah Lawrance

Consulting the Experts: Martha and Alex Talk about Books and Reading

by Fiona Maine

The Children’s Laureate

by Julia Donaldson

Reviews of Secondary Literature


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