Charting Children’s Literature

Charting Children’s Literature is a monthly feature at Novel Niche that seeks to highlight the beauty and richness inherent in many of the books written and illustrated with the enjoyment and education of young children in mind. The feature was launched in August 2011, and is set to run for the foreseeable future (to infinity and beyond)!

If you’re interested in bringing to my attention beautiful children’s books I haven’t yet covered, feel free to leave a comment on this page. If you would like to contribute a guest Charting Children’s Literature feature, please make use of the contact form provided. I’m looking forward to hearing from you!

Full List of Featured Books:

♣ August 2011:
The Maiden on the Moor by Marilyn Singer and Troy Howell
Nungu and the Hippopotamus by Babette Cole

♣ September 2011:
Batwings and the Curtain of Night by Marguerite W. Davol and Mary GrandPré
Owl Moon by Jane Yolen and John Schoenherr

♣ October 2011
Mama’s Saris by Pooja Makhijani and Elena Gomez
Owl At Home by Arnold Lobel

♣ June 2013
Rosa by Nikki Giovanni and Bryan Collier
Dark Emperor & Other Poems of the Night by Joyce Sidman and Rick Allen

One thought on “Charting Children’s Literature

  1. I agree with every factor that you have pointed out. Thank you for sharing your beautiful thoughts on this.
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