The Picture Book Maker

The art of the children’s picture book writer and illustrator

  • Karenanne Knight
This comprehensive, hands-on guide to writing and illustrating picture books for young children presents up-to-date critical scholarship in literacy, visual and textual studies, then describes in detail the creative and practical approaches entailed and the appropriate formats and materials to use in making a picture book and getting it published.
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The art of the children’s picture book writer and illustrator

  • Karenanne Knight
This comprehensive, hands-on guide to writing and illustrating picture books for young children presents up-to-date critical scholarship in literacy, visual and textual studies, then describes in detail the creative and practical approaches entailed and the appropriate formats and materials to use in making a picture book and getting it published.

Price: £24.99

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Men Who Teach Young Children

An international perspective

  • David Brody
Few men work in day-care settings or nursery schools, yet they are acclaimed as gifted educators and excellent caregivers. These personal narratives of six unusually talented men from various countries who have worked with young children for years illustrate what attracts men to work with young children and how to retain them in early years’ work.
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An international perspective

  • David Brody
Few men work in day-care settings or nursery schools, yet they are acclaimed as gifted educators and excellent caregivers. These personal narratives of six unusually talented men from various countries who have worked with young children for years illustrate what attracts men to work with young children and how to retain them in early years’ work.

Price: £24.99

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Transforming Practice

Critical issues in equity, diversity and education

  • Janet Soler
  • Christopher S. Walsh
  • Anna Craft
This Open University Reader critically examines educational issues of equity, diversity and social justice and how they are socially, culturally, economically rooted in educational practice across diverse educational settings and all sectors. It highlights research and good practice and pedagogies that support social justice and inclusivity.
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Critical issues in equity, diversity and education

  • Janet Soler
  • Christopher S. Walsh
  • Anna Craft
This Open University Reader critically examines educational issues of equity, diversity and social justice and how they are socially, culturally, economically rooted in educational practice across diverse educational settings and all sectors. It highlights research and good practice and pedagogies that support social justice and inclusivity.

Price: £29.99

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Teachers and Human Rights Education

  • Hugh Starkey
  • Audrey Osler
How can schools promote democracy? Whose values should take precedence in multicultural societies? This book draws on a range of international examples to illustrate how schools can enable young people to work towards the ideals of justice and peace in both school community and the wider world.
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  • Hugh Starkey
  • Audrey Osler
How can schools promote democracy? Whose values should take precedence in multicultural societies? This book draws on a range of international examples to illustrate how schools can enable young people to work towards the ideals of justice and peace in both school community and the wider world.

Price: £22.99

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Structure and Spontaneity

The Drama in Education of Cecily O’Neill

  • Philip Taylor
  • Christine D. Warner
Process drama characterises work powered by transformatory outcomes that bring together drama education and theatre practice. This book presents a compilation of articles and commentaries from leaders in the field. It explores central questions about imagination as to why it is critical to process drama and how it is promoted.
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The Drama in Education of Cecily O’Neill

  • Philip Taylor
  • Christine D. Warner
Process drama characterises work powered by transformatory outcomes that bring together drama education and theatre practice. This book presents a compilation of articles and commentaries from leaders in the field. It explores central questions about imagination as to why it is critical to process drama and how it is promoted.

Price: £22.99

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Interrogating Heteronormativity in Primary Schools

The No Outsiders Project

  • Renee DePalma
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
The Civil Partnership Act (2006), the Equality Act (2007) and various legislative requirements for ensuring the active promotion of child wellbeing, gender equality and community cohesion all place demands on schools and support services which they are ill-equipped to meet. This book examines how we might go about addressing these demands.
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The No Outsiders Project

  • Renee DePalma
  • Elizabeth Atkinson
The Civil Partnership Act (2006), the Equality Act (2007) and various legislative requirements for ensuring the active promotion of child wellbeing, gender equality and community cohesion all place demands on schools and support services which they are ill-equipped to meet. This book examines how we might go about addressing these demands.

Price: £19.99

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Identity Texts

the Collaborative Creation of Power in Multilingual Schools

  • Margaret Early
  • Jim Cummins
Shows how identity texts have proved to be an effective way of engaging learners in multilingual schools around the world. This book is suitable for those concerned with developing appropriate pedagogy for schools and for those who work with multilingual children. It features case studies by educators and students in North America and Africa.
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the Collaborative Creation of Power in Multilingual Schools

  • Margaret Early
  • Jim Cummins
Shows how identity texts have proved to be an effective way of engaging learners in multilingual schools around the world. This book is suitable for those concerned with developing appropriate pedagogy for schools and for those who work with multilingual children. It features case studies by educators and students in North America and Africa.

Price: £20.99

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Geoff Gillham

Six Plays for Theatre in Education and Youth Theatre

  • David Davis
Although the brilliant, edgy plays of Geoff Gillham are frequently performed – to great acclaim – they have never been published. In this book David Davis has collected six of Gillham’s best plays, each suited in length and topic for performance by youth groups or secondary schools.
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Six Plays for Theatre in Education and Youth Theatre

  • David Davis
Although the brilliant, edgy plays of Geoff Gillham are frequently performed – to great acclaim – they have never been published. In this book David Davis has collected six of Gillham’s best plays, each suited in length and topic for performance by youth groups or secondary schools.

Price: £18.99

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Generating Genius

Black Boys in Love, Ritual and Schooling

  • Tony Sewell
The new Black boy has become the billboard for corporate industry to sell the world new toys – but he’s not wanted in the boardroom. This radical book shows how Black masculinity is accepted in certain ways but rejected in others, thus challenging much mainstream thinking about the achievement of Black boys at school.
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Black Boys in Love, Ritual and Schooling

  • Tony Sewell
The new Black boy has become the billboard for corporate industry to sell the world new toys – but he’s not wanted in the boardroom. This radical book shows how Black masculinity is accepted in certain ways but rejected in others, thus challenging much mainstream thinking about the achievement of Black boys at school.

Price: £18.99

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Gangs, Marginalised Youth and Social Capital

  • Ross Deuchar
Written for those who work with young people from disadvantaged groups, whether in schools or youth organisations, this title examines the extent to which young people are engaging with the indicators of social capital, as illustrated by a sample group of 16-18 year-olds in the most socially deprived urban areas of Glasgow in Scotland.
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  • Ross Deuchar
Written for those who work with young people from disadvantaged groups, whether in schools or youth organisations, this title examines the extent to which young people are engaging with the indicators of social capital, as illustrated by a sample group of 16-18 year-olds in the most socially deprived urban areas of Glasgow in Scotland.

Price: £21.99

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