Further readings

Access the following further reading material that can act as an ideal resource to help support your assigments and dissertations.

Bradford, H. (2009) Communication, Language and Literacy in the Early Years Foundation Stage. London: David Fulton.

Marsh, J. and Hallet, E. (eds) (2008) Desirable Literacies: Approaches to Language and Literacy in the Early Years, 2nd edn. London: Sage.

Marsh, J. (2010) ‘Young children’s play in online virtual worlds’, Journal of Early Childhood Research, 8: 23–39.

Riley, J. and Reedy, D. (2000) Developing Writing for Different Purposes: Teaching About Genre in the Early Years. London: Paul Chapman Publishing.

Williams, M. and Rask, H. (2003) ‘Literacy through play: how families with able children support their literacy development’, Early Child Development and Care, 173 (5): 527–33.

Wyse, D. and Styles, M. (2007), ‘Synthetic phonics and the teaching of reading: the debate surrounding England's “Rose Report”’. Literacy, 41: 35–42.