|aEnchanted hunters :|bthe power of stories in childhood /|cMaria Tatar.
|aNew York :|bW.W. Norton,|cc2009.
|a296 p. :|bill. ;|c25 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. -284) and index.
|aTatar challenges the assumptions we make about childhood reading. By exploring how beauty and horror operate in children's literature, she examines how and what children read, showing how literature transports and transforms children with its intoxicating, captivating and occasionally terrifying energy.