Singapore University of Social Sciences

Literature for Children

Literature for Children (MLL257)


MLL257 Literature for Children introduces the concept of children’s literature comprehensively. It will explore the different forms and design in children’s literature from the point of view of different genre, forms, processes in its structural and values content. It will also discuss the psychological aspects in children’s literature and how it impacts on the readers. The course will analyse selected texts, both classical and current.

Level: 2
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January


  • Kanak-Kanak dan Buku
  • Struktur Dalam Buku Kanak-Kanak
  • Jenis Karya
  • Elemen Penting Dalam Sastera Kanak-Kanak
  • Rangsangan Emosi Dalam Sastera Kanak-Kanak
  • Analisis Karya Sastera Kanak-Kanak

Learning Outcome

  • Discuss the concept of Children’s Literature. (B2)
  • Critique the various types of Children’s Literature. (B6)
  • Review the structure and values of Children’s Literature. (B2)
  • Debate the ethical issues in Children’s Literature. (B4)
  • Appraise the importance of Children’s Literature. (B4)
  • Evaluate the role of Children’s Literature in socialization. (B6)
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