In Maughn Rollins Gregory, Joanna Haynes & Karin Murris (eds.), The Routledge International Handbook of Philosophy for Children. Abingdon: Routledge. pp. 163-170 (2017)

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Simone Thornton
University of Queensland
Gilbert Burgh
University of Queensland
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We offer an overview of the development and production of the diverse range of Australian P4C literature since the introduction of philosophy in schools in the early 1980s. The events and debates surrounding this literature can be viewed as an historical narrative that highlights different philosophical, educational, and strategic positions on the role of curriculum material and resources in the philosophy classroom. We argue that if we place children’s literature and purpose-written materials in opposition to one another, we could be missing valuable opportunities to develop further what might be considered a new genre in educational literature.
Keywords Philosophy for Children  Community of Inquiry  picture books  stories-as-text  Matthew Lipman  Ann Margaret Sharp
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