Part 1 1. Here comes the bogeyman... 2. A cultural, critical and creative context 3. Bridging the gap between child reader and adult author 4. The (im)possibility of writing for children... 5. Elements of storytelling for children 6. Engaging with Icarus Part 2 7. Considering the bogeyman... 8. Story Structure 9. Early Readers 10. Social realism, narrative non-fiction and The Tiger Who Came to Tea 11. Poetry for Children
Andrew Melrose is Professor of Writing for Children at the University of Winchester. He has also written Write for Children and Monsters Under the Bed available from Routledge.