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Title Postmodern picturebooks : play, parody, and self-referentiality / edited by Lawrence R. Sipe and Sylvia Pantaleo
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2008


Description 1 online resource (x, 268 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge research in education
Routledge research in education.
Contents Introduction: Postmodernism and picturebooks -- What is a picturebook, anyway?: the evolution of form and substance through the postmodern era and beyond -- The artist and the postmodern picturebook -- Radical change theory, postmodernism, and contemporary picturebooks -- Play and playfulness in postmodern picturebooks -- Postmodern picturebooks and the transmodern self -- "They are always surprised at what people throw away": glocal postmodernism in Australian picturebooks -- Postmodern picturebooks and the material conditions of reading -- The paradox of space in postmodern picturebooks -- Imagination and multimodality: reading, picturebooks, and anxieties about childhood -- Postmodern picturebook as artefact: developing tools for an archaeological dig -- Lauren Child: utterly and absolutely exceptionordinarily -- Would I lie to you?: metalepsis and modal disruption in some "true" fairy tales -- "It doesn't say how?": third graders' collaborative sense-making from postmodern picturebooks -- The voices behind the pictures: children responding to postmodern picturebooks -- First-graders interpret David Wiesner's The three pigs: a case study -- Ed Vere's The getaway: starring a postmodern cheese thief
Summary The international researchers and scholars included in this compelling collection of work critically examine and discuss postmodern picturebooks, and reflect upon their unique contributions to both the field of children's literature and to the development of new literacies for child, adolescent, and adult readers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Children's literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Children's literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism
Picture books for children -- Environmental aspects
Postmodernism (Literature)
DESIGN -- Clip Art.
DESIGN -- Graphic Arts -- Branding & Logo Design.
DESIGN -- Graphic Arts -- Illustration.
DESIGN -- Graphic Arts -- Commercial & Corporate.
Children's literature
Postmodernism (Literature)
Genre/Form Electronic books
Picture books
Juvenile works
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Picture books for children.
Form Electronic book
Author Sipe, Lawrence R.
Pantaleo, Sylvia Joyce, 1957-
LC no. 2007047875
ISBN 9780203926970