Why Picturebooks Matter

And here is Mat Tobin, introducing a post on his own blog:

What is children’s literature and why it is worthy of our time, as adults, is something that I have been exploring since first graduating as a Primary Teacher. Although the two words could be read as mutually exclusive, they do in fact go hand in hand. In order to break down the walls of criticism that comes with studying children’s literature, I decided to write the following blog as an introduction to exploring what children’s literature does and why it is important that, as educators in all forms, we recognise its potential.



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