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Developing Reading for Pleasure: engaging young readers
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Acknowledgements

This free course was written by Lucy Rodriguez Leon, Teresa Cremin, Helen Hendry and Sarah-Jane Mukherjee. It was first published in January 2022.

With special thanks to staff and students at Elmhurst Primary School, London; St. Matthew's C of E Primary School, Birmingham; Moorlands C of E Primary Academy, Great Yarmouth; and Norfolk Children’s Book Centre.

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Images and figures

Course image: ©The Open University

Section 1, Family on sofa using laptop: ©fizkes/Shutterstock.com; Happy multicultural kids standing in park and holding map: ©LightField Studios/Shutterstock.com

Section 2, Boy reading comic: Photograph ©The Open University

Section 2, Figure 1, The Open University’s Treasure Hunt image. Case Study courtesy: Claire Williams, St Andrew’s C of E Primary School. Illustration Sarah McIntyre. Note: third party product image content belongs to individual company/publisher and used for illustrative purposes only.

Section 5, Man with child on lap: ©LumiNola/Getty Images

Section 6, Two girls reading outside: ©The Open University

Section 7, Boy showing friend book: Photograph: ©The Open University

Section 8, Three girls reading together: ©The Open University

Section 9, Children outside reading with teacher: ©The Open University

Section 10, Boy with hand up: ©The Open University

Section 12, Boy and girl sharing comic: photograph ©The Open University

Book covers

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Picture storybooks, I am Bat by Morag Hood I Am Bat by Morag Hood - 9781509834624 - Pan Macmillan

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Picture storybooks, Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love published by Candlewick Press. Used with Permission from Walker Books

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Children’s and young adult’s novels, Armistice Runner Used with permission of Barrington Stoke Ltd. Cover design: Barrington Stoke

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Children’s and young adult’s novels, 'Boy 87' by Ele Fountain, Katie Everson (cover design), and Kate Milner (illustration), published by Pushkin Press https://pushkinpress.com/

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Graphic novels and wordless picture books, Minecraft Volume One Mojang Studios https://www.minecraft.net/ en-us

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Graphic novels and wordless picture books, The Arrival by Shaun Tan (2006) Hodder Children's Books https://www.hodder.co.uk/

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Poetry and verse texts, Poems Aloud by Joseph Coelho (author) Daniel Gray- Barnett (Illustrator) Wide-Eyed Editions (Publisher) The Quarto Group

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Poetry and verse texts, Michael Rosen's A-Z: The best children's poetry from Agard to Zephaniah by Michael Rosen (2009) Penguin UK

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Apps and websites, BBC Children in Need SUPERHERO screenshot © BBC

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Comics and magazines, The Phoenix Issue no 13 Pirate Peril: courtesy: The Phoenix Comic https://thephoenixcomic.co.uk/

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Comics and magazines, Whizz Pop Bang magazine cover: courtesy Launchpad Publishing Ltd https://www.whizzpopbang.com/

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Non-fiction texts, Dinosaur Atlas. Used with permission from Lonely Plant https://shop.lonelyplanet.com/ products/ dinosaur-atlas-1

Section 4, Figure 3 (interactive), Non-fiction texts, Prejudice to Pride By Amy Lame, Quercus Books courtesy: HACHETTE CHILDREN'S GROUP

Section 5, Felix after the Rain by Dunja Jogan (author and illustrator) Tiny Own Publishing Ltd. https://tinyowl.co.uk/

Section 6, Brock by Anthony McGowan: Used with permission of Barrington Stoke Ltd. Cover design: carrdesignstudio.com.Cover photograph © Piotr Zupan Szupowski

Section 6, Dream Big: Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Olympic Gold, By Deloris Jordan & Illustrated by Barry Root is published by Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books’

Section 6, Sona Sharma Very Best Big Sister by Chitra Soundar Illustrated by Jen Khatun published with permission by Walker Books https://www.walker.co.uk/

Section 6, The super miraculous journey of Freddie Yates by Jenny Pearson Published May 12th 2020 by Norton Young Readers https://wwnorton.com/ nrtyng

Text

Section 9: Optional Resource: Case Study: Developing Whole School Reading Relationships. Courtesy: John Biddle

Audio Visual

Section 8, Video 1, Ben Harris reading One Fox by Kate Read . First published in 2019 by Two Hoots/Macmillan Children’s Books. Used under licence with permission Pan Macmillan. MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ©The Open University and its licensor

Section 8, Video 2, Richard Charlesworth reading A House that Once Was First published in 2018 by Two Hoots/Macmillan Children’s Books. Used under licence with permission Pan Macmillan. MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ©The Open University and its licensor

Section 8, Video 3, Professor Teresa Cremin reading THE SAME INSIDE, Poems about Empathy and Friendship written by Liz Brownlee, Matt Goodfellow and Roger Stevens (ISBN: 9781509854509) published on the Macmillan Children’s Books list. Used under licence with permission Pan Macmillan. MACMILLAN PUBLISHERS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED ©The Open University and its licensor

Section 10, Activity 4, Video 4: Courtesy Katherine Young for Elmhurst School. https://www.elmhurstschool.org/

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