On Keeping the Sense of Wonder: Fantasy for Children
by Arthur Allen - 1968
With the Hollywood film releases of "Mary Poppins" and "The Story of Dr. Dolittle," children are eager to take more excursions into imaginary worlds through the contemporary works of fantastical fiction. Teachers, too, need to let imaginative literature flourish in their souls. After immersing himself in such literature, the teacher is better equipped to foster the child's openness to the "new" in literature as it is uniquely conceived in fantasy.
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