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Irish Childrens Writers and Illustrators 1986-2006: A Selection of Essays Valerie Coghlan

Irish Childrens Writers and Illustrators 1986-2006: A Selection of Essays

Valerie Coghlan

Published 2007
ISBN : 9780950928951
Paperback
168 pages
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A critical snapshot of Irish childrens literature at the turn of the 21st century, this book presents essays on ten Irish authors and three Irish illustrators whose work represents excellence in contemporary Irish childrens literature. It alsoMoreA critical snapshot of Irish childrens literature at the turn of the 21st century, this book presents essays on ten Irish authors and three Irish illustrators whose work represents excellence in contemporary Irish childrens literature. It also reflects an upsurge in interest in childrens literature and a new dynamism in commentary and criticism in this relatively new field of study.Students of childrens literature will find this book to be an immensely valuable resource, but it is accessible and informative also for teachers, librarians, parents and readers with a general interest in childrens books or Irish literature.