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Children's Literature: The Development Of Criticism

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How do you define children's literature? Can its study be justified? Are conventional critical approaches appropriate? In a collection of articles, the author shows how the criticism of children's literature has developed.
Paperback, 195 pages
Published 1990 by Routledge
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Peter Hunt (born 1945) is a British scholar who is Professor Emeritus in Children's Literature at Cardiff University.

Hunt's books include works of criticism, novels, and stories for younger children. The Children's Literature courses that he ran at Cardiff were the first to treat children's literature as a subject of academic study in the UK. He has lectured on the subject at over 120 universities
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