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Children's lit class starts this week

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The first day of my children's lit class at Harvard Ed School will be this Thursday, March 24. Once again, we are hoping you will all help us discuss our readings here on the blog. The students will be required to post comments (short ones, I hope!) and the more comments we can get from the rest of you, the richer our discussions will be.

I’m posting late for this first class, but hope some students will find their way here anyway. This week, we are reading two picture books:

…and three articles about creating picture books, from the March/April 1998 Horn Book Magazine special issue on picture books — an old issue, but a goody:

Join us!

Lolly Robinson

Lolly Robinson is a freelance designer and consultant with degrees in studio art and children’s literature. She is the former creative director for The Horn Book, Inc., and has taught children’s literature at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. She has served on the Caldecott and Boston Globe-Horn Book Award committees and blogged for Calling Caldecott and Lolly's Classroom on this site.

 

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