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Talking Beyond the Page
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Table of Contents

Dedication

Acknowledgements

Foreword by David Lewis

Notes on Contributors

Children's Thoughts About Picturebooks

Introduction: It isn't enough to just read a book one must talk about it as well, Janet Evans

Part One: What to respond to? Attending to aspects of picturebooks

1. Understanding Visual Images in Picturebooks, Frank Serafini

2. Developing New Literacies: Responding to picturebooks in multiliterate ways. Michele Anstey and Geoff Bull

3. Exploring Children's Responses to the Postmodern Picturebook, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Book? Sylvia Pantaleo
4. Picturebook Endpapers: Resources for Literary and Aesthetic Interpretation, Lawrence Sipe & Caroline E. McGuire

5. Making and breaking frames: crossing the borders of expectation in picturebooks, Vivienne Smith

Part Two: Different Texts, Different Responses

6. Reading The Visual: Creative and Aesthetic Responses To Picturebooks and Fine Art, Janet Evans

7. Thinking in Action: Analysing children's multimodal responses to multimodal picturebooks, Morag Styles & Kate Noble

8. Sharing visual experiences of a new culture: Immigrant children's responses to picturebooks and other visual texts, Evelyn Arizpe


9. Developing understanding of narrative, empathy and inference through picturebooks, Prue Goodwin

Part Three: Thoughts from an Author Illustrator

10. A Master in his Time: Anthony Browne shares thoughts about his work, Anthony Browne in interview with Janet Evans

About the Author

Janet Evans is a Senior Lecturer in Education at Liverpool Hope University

Reviews

"[T]he analysis of each book is sophisticated and insightful. Each chapter's bibliographies are extensive and helpful. The interview with author/illustrator Anthony Browne adds another useful dimension to an excellent study. Summing Up: Highly recommended." - CHOICE, February 2010

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