Children's Literature - a video guide

In this Oxford World’s Classics video and audio guide, Peter Hunt, Professor Emeritus in Children’s Literature at the University of Cardiff, who was responsible for setting up the first course in children’s literature in the UK, introduces the newcomer to reading critically texts written for children.

Watch the video below to hear Peter’s thoughts on the field and then click on the links below to hear him explore some of the texts he has written about in more detail.

Introducing Children's Literature

Peter Hunt on the golden age of children's literature.

Listen to Peter respond to the following questions

Further Children's Literature video and audio guides