Emerging Patterns of Literacy

1st Edition

Rhian Jones

Published June 9, 2015
Reference - 264 Pages
ISBN 9781138881211 - CAT# Y179988

For Instructors Request Inspection Copy


Add to Wish List
FREE Standard Shipping!


In a unique study of parent-infant interactions at home, Rhian Jones analyses early reading with picture books and stories. Drawing upon psychology, linguistics and anthropology she provides a wide ranging and highly original account of the conversational 'rules' of reading dialogues, semantic knowledge and picture book reading, the ontogenesis of narrative and the construction and expression of the infant unconscious. This provides an absorbing and valuable account to all academics and practitioners concerned with language acquisition, literacy and early childhood development.


We provide complimentary e-inspection copies of primary textbooks to instructors considering our books for course adoption.

Request an
e-inspection copy

Share this Title