Inside Picture Books

ISBN-10: 0300084765
ISBN-13: 9780300084764
Edition: 2000
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Description: Ellen Handler Spitz reveals how classic picture books transmit psychological wisdom, convey moral lessons, shape tastes, and implant subtle prejudices. Books discussed include Babar, Little Black Sambo, and Goodnight Moon.

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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Ellen Handler Spitz reveals how classic picture books transmit psychological wisdom, convey moral lessons, shape tastes, and implant subtle prejudices. Books discussed include Babar, Little Black Sambo, and Goodnight Moon.

Ellen Handler Spitz is an independent scholar and cultural critic who has published widely on the arts and psychoanalysis. She was a Gethy Scholar in 1989 and 1990 and has taught at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She currently holds an appointment in the Department of Psychiatry at the Cornell University Medical College. She is the author of Art and Psyche and Image and Insight.

Robert Coles is a professor of psychiatry & medical humanities at the Harvard Medical School, a research psychiatrist for the Harvard University Health Services, & the James Agee Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard College. His many books include the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Children of Crisis" series as well as the best-selling "The Spiritual Life of Children" & "The Moral Intelligence of Children". Dr. Coles is a founding editor of the award-winning magazine "DoubleTake".

Foreword
Preface: A Greeting to My Reader
Acknowledgments
Pictures, Words, and Voices
It's Time for Bed
Please Don't Cry
Behave Yourself
I Like You Just the Way You Are
A Glance Forward and Back
Picture Books Cited
Secondary Sources
Index

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