Children’s Literature Reflects Childhood Experience
Tuesday, December 12, 2006
These writers, many of which are well known, seem to have an instinct for what fascinates children. You might say they really do have an inner child that they can consult for stories and themes.
- Jerry Griswold, director of the National Center for the Study of Children’s Literature and a professor of English at San Diego State University. His new book is called Feeling Like a Kid: Childhood and Children’s Literature.