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ERIC Number: ED489849
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 179
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-928896-15-4
Young Children and Picture Books. 2nd Edition
Jalongo, Mary
National Association for the Education of Young Children
When adults share picture books with young children, they build their lifelong literacy and enjoyment of reading. In beautiful full color, the new edition of this popular book will help recognize quality in children's literature and illustration and see how to use picture books to best advantage. Following an introduction, this book is organized into the following seven chapters: (1) Importance of Picture Books; (2) Quality in Picture Books; (3) Bringing Children and Books Together; (4) Young Children's Responses to Picture Responses to Picture Books; (5) Acquiring Literacy through Picture Books; (6) Families and Picture Books; and (7) Linking Picture Books with Curriculum. This book concludes with: A Final Word--The Future of Picture Books. The following are appended: (1) Outstanding Picture Book Authors and Illustrators; (2) Internet Resources on Children's Literature; (3) Board Books; and (4) Selected Books for Toddlers, and Resources for Teachers. A list of references is also included.
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1509 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036. Tel: 800-424-2460 (Toll Free); Tel: 202-232-8777; Fax: 202-234-6415; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: Parents; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for the Education of Young Children, Washington, DC.