McDowell’s and Aalto’s respective books, published by the same press within two years of each other, are impressive studies of the relationship between literature and landscapes, both emotional and physical, in Potter’s Peter Rabbit and Milne’s Pooh Bear.
Mike Cadden is a professor of English and the director of childhood studies at Missouri Western State University where he teaches courses in children’s and young adult literature. His books include Ursula K. Le Guin Beyond Genre: Fiction for Children and Adults and Telling Children’s Stories: Narrative Theory and Children’s Literature.
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“The Common Reader,” Washington University in St. Louis’s Journal of the Essay, explores life and learning during the onset of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.