Double Dialogues

Gaps in 'Read-Makers': Young Children Finding and Filling Gaps in Stories


Picture books such as Where the Wild Things Are and The Tale of Peter Rabbit are full of gaps which children fill as they work out the meanings of pictures and text and the relations between the two. Here Rebecca and Ralph are quoted working on their understanding of different titles.

This article by Virginia Lowe is published in the internet journal Double Dialogues - http://www.doubledialogues.com/archive/issue_two/lowe.htm

Barbapapa's Ark an environmental dystopia and its influence: paper given at Monash Unversity conference
in July 2010.Audio : http://arts.monash.edu.au/ecps/assets/podcasts/2010-09-01t1102-lowe-barbapapas-ark-utopias-conference.mp3