Plants in Children's and Young Adult Literature
By: Melanie Duckworth and Lykke Guanio-Uluru
Melanie Duckworth and Lykke Guanio-Uluru discuss their edited volume, Plants in Children's and Young Adult Literature, with Annika Herb. Watch here, or listen to the conversation as a podcast here. Other episodes of the SHCY podcast are available at our podcast website, or you can subscribe on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever you get your podcasts.
Melanie Duckworth is an associate professor of English literature at Østfold University College in Norway. Lykke Guanio-Uluru is Professor of Literature at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. Annika Herb is at the School of Education, The University of Newcastle, Australia.
About Melanie Duckworth
About Lykke Guanio-Uluru
Lykke Guanio-Uluru is Professor of Literature at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. Her research focus is on literature and ethics, with an emphasis on ecocriticism, fantasy fiction and game studies. She is the author of multiple research articles and of the monography Ethics and Form in Fantasy Literature: Tolkien, Rowling and Meyer (2015, Palgrave Macmillan). She is co-editor of Ecocritical Perspectives on Children’s Texts and Cultures: Nordic Dialogues (2018, Palgrave Macmillan) and Plants in Children’s and YA Literature (2021, Routledge). Latest publication: “Analysing Plant Representation in Children’s Literature: The Phyto-Analysis Map” in Children’s Literature in Education.
This post is part of the SHCY Featured Books series, which provides conversations about important contributions to the history of childhood and youth.