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ERIC Number: EJ653483
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0045-6713
Red in Tooth and Claw? Images of Nature in Modern Picture Books.
Marriott, Stuart
Children's Literature in Education, v33 n3 p175-83 Sep 2002
Questions whether the mediated experience provided by picture books contributes toward or hinders a realistic and appropriate appreciation of the natural world. Argues that picture books present highly misleading images of animals and their habitats. Examines a few exceptional books that give an accurate and sensitive account of the animal kingdom and the natural environment. Argues that many more are needed. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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