Reading Response Make Up Assignment
1. Who created the illustrations for Perraults Fairy Tales?
2. List the fairy tales included in the book (be sure to put titles in quotation marks).
Little Red Riding Hood Sleepin
Board Books ideal for young children (ages 12 to 24 months) because:
They are easy to hold and carry.
Their thick pages can be turned by children whose motor skills are still developing.
They are durablewaterproof, tear-proof, and chew-proof.
They can be
Stories about Animals
Animal stories are popular with children because:
Children can relate to animals as small, often
Lessons learned in animal stories are nonthreatening; children are more likely to recognize
character traits (positiv
Board book refers not to content but to
Board books are printed on multi-ply
Typically, they have rounded corners for safety.
They usually have no more than 10 pages.
Board books are ideal for young childre
Childrens Cognitive Development
Two leading cognitive development
Identified universal stages of development
common to everyone
Children must reach each stage of
History of Childrens Literature
Unlike other kinds of literature, childrens literature is only
about 400 years old.
The first stories that feature children as characters are
folktales, though folktales were not originally intended
just for children.
Beyond Newbery and Caldecott:
Childrens Book Awards
Coretta Scott King Award
Given annually by the American Library
Recognizes the best black author and
illustrator in the preceding year
Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal
Reading Literature: A Review
Two types of literature:
Imaginative literature is the result of a writers
need to convey a personal vision to