WorldCat Identities

Gamble, Nikki

Overview
Works: 34 works in 129 publications in 3 languages and 4,614 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Interviews  Fiction  Short stories  Detective and mystery fiction  Miscellanea  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: LB1575, 372.640440941
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Nikki Gamble
Exploring children's literature by Nikki Gamble( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book introduces students and teachers to English-language literature for children, and its role in promoting reading for pleasure and creating lifelong readers. The author focuses on a range of fiction relevant to the National Curriculum, and covers a variety of genres and features, including poetry, non-fiction, traditional stories, and picture books. Concepts and terminology are explained through an extensive range of examples. This revised edition includes - investigative activities and practical exercises for personal or classroom use - examples from world literature and work in translation highlighting the range of diverse material available for teaching inspiration - coverage of social, cultural and political reading practices to increase understanding of factors that influence children's reading experience - coverage of disability and equality issues to help inform teaching strategies that overcome barriers to learning
Exploring children's literature : teaching the language and reading of fiction by Nikki Gamble( Book )

20 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and Chinese and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work focuses on the range of fiction texts incorporated in the National Curriculum for England and the National Literacy Strategy, but also provides examples from world literature written in English, including American and Australian fiction
ICT and literacy : information and communications technology, media, reading and writing by Nikki Gamble( Book )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume examines literacy in relation to a wide range of new technology and media, especially talking books, video editing, interactive multimedia and on-line materials
Tap and jazz by Nikki Gamble( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the origins and development of dances that grew in the United States out of African American and similar European dances, along with jazz music, and discusses vaudeville, movie, and musical theater dancing, and recent trends
Family fictions by Nicholas Tucker( Book )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series provides jargon-free critical discussions and a comprehensive guide to literary and popular texts for children. Each book introduces the reader to a major genre of children's literature, covering the key authors, major works and the contexts in which those texts are published, read and studied. This book provides an illuminating guide to literature for young readers concerning the strengths and strains of family life. The book considers the place of the young in children's literature, together with their relationships with siblings, other children, parents and relatives
Favourite classic writers by Nikki Gamble( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Providing short introductions to the life and work of 14 of the best-known classic children's writers from around the world, this book covers authors from Lewis Carroll to Tolkien, and Frances Hodgson Burnett to E.B. White. Each entry includes a short biography, summaries and quotes from key works
Writers' secrets by Nikki Gamble( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of questions are presented to famous authors, such as Michael Rosen, Ted Hughes and Valerie Bloom, to ask them how they write, where their inspiration comes from, what techniques they use and how they solve common writing problems. The process is explored from original ideas and what tools to write with through to promoting the finished book. It looks at plot, characters, settings, story and poetry types, beginnings and endings as well as what to do when it all goes wrong!
The story shop : stories for literacy( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A highly entertaining collection of more than 60 stories
Guiding reading : a handbook for teaching guided reading at Key Stage 2 by Angela Hobsbaum( Book )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This second edition of Guiding Reading has been thoroughly revised and expanded. It is a helpful complement to two further books on guided reading published by the Institute of Education: Book Bands for Guided Reading: Organising KS1 texts for the Literacy Hour, Bridging Bands for Guided Reading: Resourcing for diversity into KS2, which covers the transition from KS1 to KS2." "This is an essential handbook for all literacy co-ordinators and an invaluable resource for newly qualified teachers and class teachers."--Jacket
Guiding readers - layers of meaning : a handbook for teaching reading comprehension to 7-11 year olds by Wayne Tennent( Book )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains how to develop all aspects of reading comprehension for pupils aged 7--11. It includes eleven in-depth case studies -- taken from real-life classrooms -- of lessons on fiction and non-fiction, poetry and picture books, advertising and film
Little red hen by Nikki Gamble( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and Swedish and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 shared texts : photocopiable texts for shared reading by Nikki Gamble( Book )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The books in this series contain 50 photocopiable extracts covering the year-appropriate range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Each extract is supported by teacher's notes and an annotated mini-version of each extract to show how it can be worked in the lesson
The Man, the boy and the donkey and other stories( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Louis Stevenson : author study activities for Key Stage 2/Scottish P6-7 by Nikki Gamble( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enthralling readers with books like ""The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde"" and ""Treasure Island"", Robert Louis Stevenson is an enduring force in the world of fiction. This book presents three-week study plans with activities that should encourage children to: analyze features of text, concentrating on selected extracts; clarify their ideas by drawing comparisons with the writing of other authors; plan their own adaptation of a book after looking at existing film and graphic novel versions; and identify the difference between historical narratives in comparison to fictional represen
All new 100 literacy hours by Nikki Gamble( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resources for shared and guided reading based on - Lucy's quarrel by Nikki Gamble( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Activities based on Street child by Berlie Doherty by Nikki Gamble( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gorilla by Nikki Gamble( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Activities based on Tom's midnight garden by Philippa Pearce by Nikki Gamble( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Key Stage 2, Scottish P4-7
Tom's midnight garden by Nikki Gamble( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Exploring children's literature : teaching the language and reading of fiction
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English (110)

Chinese (1)

Swedish (1)

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Exploring children's literature : teaching the language and reading of fictionICT and literacy : information and communications technology, media, reading and writingTap and jazzFamily fictionsFavourite classic writersWriters' secretsThe story shop : stories for literacyGuiding reading : a handbook for teaching guided reading at Key Stage 2