Children, Visual Images, and Narratives

  • Clare Bradford
Keywords: Canadian, picture books


Review of:

Colomer, Teresa, Bettina Kümmerling-Meibauer, and Cecilia Silva-Diaz, eds. New Directions in Picturebook Research. New York: Routledge, 2010.

Edwards, Gail, and Judith Saltman. Picturing Canada: A History of Canadian Children’s Illustrated Books and Publishing. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2010.

Harding, Jennifer, and Pat Pinsent, eds. What Do You See? International Perspectives on Children’s Book Illustration. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2008.

Lerner, Loren, ed. Depicting Canada’s Children. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2009.

Pantaleo, Sylvia. Exploring Student Response to Contemporary Picturebooks. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2009.


DOI: 10.1353/jeu.2011.0006

Author Biography

Clare Bradford

Clare Bradford is Professor of Literary Studies at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Her books include Reading Race: Aboriginality in Australian Children’s Literature (2001), which won both the Children’s Literature Association Book Award and the International Research Society for Children’s Literature Award; Unsettling Narratives: Postcolonial Readings of Children’s Literature (2007); and New World Orders in Contemporary Children’s Literature: Utopian Transformations, with Kerry Mallan, John Stephens, and Robyn McCallum (2009). In 2009, she was awarded the first International Trudeau Fellowship, and throughout 2010 she conducted research in the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures at the University of Winnipeg.

How to Cite
Bradford, C. (1). Children, Visual Images, and Narratives. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 3(1). Retrieved from
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