Milli, Jack and the Dancing

Paperback edition of a CBC Honour picture book – full joyful colour and energy about timid girl who finds the courage to live life on her own terms, with help travelling minstrel his dancing cat.

Winner of the Children’s Literature Association Honor Book Award This volume establishes a dialogue between East and West in children’s literature scholarship. In all cultures, shows concern to depict identity individual development, so that character theme pivot on questions agency circumstances frame an individual’s decisions capacities make choices act upon them. Such issues selfhood fall under heading subjectivity. Attention representation subjectivity enables us consider how values are formed changed, emotions cultivated, maturation is experienced. Because subjectivities emerge social contexts, they vary from place place. book brings together essays by scholars several Asian countries — Japan, India, Pakistan, Korea, Vietnam, Taiwan, Australia, Thailand, The Philippines address fiction film within frameworks include change, multiculturalism, post-colonialism, globalization, glocalization. Few western have ready understanding what entails countries, especially where Buddhist or Confucian thought remains influential. will impact scholarship pedagogy both represented with established traditions teaching research, offering major contribution flow ideas different academic educational cultures.

A guide to making music a part of children’s story hour provides lesson plans that mix picture books with songs, an annotated bibliography, and discography.