Kimberley Reynolds is the Professor of Children’s Literature in the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics at Newcastle University in the UK. She has served on the boards of a number of national and international organisations, is a Past President of the International Research Society for Children’s Literature, and was the first Senior Honorary Research Fellow at the ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions at the University of Western Australia. She has lectured and published widely on a variety of aspects of children’s literature. Her monograph, Radical Children’s Literature: Future Visions and Aesthetic Transformations (2007) received the Children’s Book Award for 2009. In 2013 she received the International Brothers Grimm Award for scholarly contributions to the field of children’s literature studies. Jane Rosen is a Librarian who works in Special Libraries. She is currently employed in a national museum. Her research interests include radical and working-class children’s literature and education, and she has presented papers on the subject at several international conferences. She has also published reviews and articles in a variety of publications including an essay on The Young Socialist in Little Red Readings: Historical Materialist Perspectives on Children’s Literature (2014). Michael Rosen is the Professor of Children’s Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has been teaching children’s literature on MA courses since 1993 at University of North London/London Metropolitan University and Birkbeck, prior to his tenure at Goldsmiths. Since 1974 he has published over 150 books for children (poetry, picture book texts, fiction, non-fiction), including We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (illustrated by Helen Oxenbury), The Sad Book (illustrated by Quentin Blake), and Quick Let’s Get Out of Here (illustrated by Quentin Blake). His books for adults include Alphabetical, how every letter tells a story (John Murray) and The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case (Faber and Faber). He has been broadcasting on BBC World Service and Radio 4 and 3 since 1987, and hosts BBC Radio 4’s ‘Word of Mouth’. He writes a monthly column in Guardian Education, a column in the New Humanist, and is poet-in-residence on ‘The Teacher’.

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