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ERIC Number: EJ894869
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 24
ISSN: ISSN-1068-6177
Monsters that Eat People--Oh My! Selecting Literature to Ease Children's Fears
Mercurio, Mia Lynn; McNamee, Abigail
Dimensions of Early Childhood, v36 n2 p29-38 Spr-Sum 2008
What should families and teachers look for when they choose picture books to help young children overcome their fears of imaginary monsters, dark places, thunderstorms, and dogs? This article provides criteria for assessing picture books and suggests ways to read them in ways that support children's development. (Contains 4 tables.)
Southern Early Childhood Association. P.O. Box 55930, Little Rock, AR 72215. Tel: 800-305-7322; Fax: 501-227-5297; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A