restricted access   Volume 27, Number 2, April 2003

Table of Contents

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Editor's Introduction: Always Facing the Issues--Preoccupations in Australian Children's Literature

pp. v-xvii

Secret Spaces: Creating an Aesthetic of Imaginative Play in Australian Picture Books

pp. 167-184

Reading Development across Linked Stories: Anna Fienberg's Tashi Series and The Magnificent Nose and Other Marvels

pp. 185-198

"Oh How Different!": Regimes of Knowledge in Aboriginal Texts for Children

pp. 199-217

Poetry in Australia: A Modern Dilemma

pp. 218-234

Messages from the Inside?: Multiculturalism in Contemporary Australian Children's Literature

pp. 235-250

Australian Animation Aesthetics

pp. 251-267

Book Reviews

South Africa in English-Language Children's Literature, 1814-1912 (review)

pp. 268-271

Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children's Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter (review)

pp. 272-276

My Mother's Voice: Children, Literature, and the Holocaust, and: Sparing the Child: Grief and the Unspeakable in Youth Literature about Nazism and the Holocaust (review)

pp. 277-281

The Continuum Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, and: The Essential Guide to Children's Books and Their Creators, and: The Cambridge Guide to Children's Books in English (review)

pp. 282-285

A Necessary Fantasy?: The Heroic Figure in Children's Popular Culture (review)

pp. 286-288

The Birth of Pleasure (review)

pp. 288-292

Enid Blyton and the Mystery of Children's Literature (review)

pp. 294-298

Russell Hoban/Forty Years: Essays on His Writings for Children (review)

pp. 297-301