Spring 2014

Issue 39

Feast or Famine? Food and Children’s Literature


  • Jean Webb Childhood Three Ways: Constructions of Childhood through Food in Children’s Literature
  • Nicki HumbleLiniment Cake, Beavers and Buttered Eggs: Children Cooking and Cooking [for] Children
  • Anne Harvey Eating My Words
  • Aoife Byrne‘Pearls and Pomegranates Cannot Buy It’: Food and the Treachery of the Capitalist Marketplace in Oscar Wilde’s Fairy Stories
  • Kay Waddilove Women, Work and Chocolate: Food, Power and ‘Sites of Struggle’ in the Post-War Novels of Noel Streatfeild
  • Sinéad Moriarty Dog Meat for Dinner: Food in Heroic-Era Antarctic Narratives for Children
  • Simone Herrmann The Island that Provides: Food Supply and Sustenance in Victorian Robinsonades for Children and Young Adults
  • Rebecca Ann LongFood, Love and Childhood: Surviving and Thriving in the Deepwoods – Monsters and Monstrous Appetites
  • Karen Williams‘Babies on Toast’: Edible Children in Early Nineteenth-Century Children’s Literature
  • Sarah Layzell Hardstaff Poachers and Scavengers: Reconceptualising Food in Children’s Literature
  • Rebecca R. Butler‘Crunchy Apples to you, Comrades’: Alex Shearer’s Bootleg
  • Gili Bar-HillelThe Mad Hatter’s Coffee Party: Bridging the Gastronomical Divide in the Translation of Children’s Literature
  • Franziska BurstynThe Myth of the Magic Porridge Pot: Never-Ending Edibles in Children’s Literature
  • Pat Pinsent A Varied Menu: Children’s Poetry about Food
  • Robina Pelham Burn The Times Stephen Spender Prize 2013
  • Reviews