DOI: 10.29173/iasl8175
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V. W. Udoh

Abstract: This paper looks at the working definition of literature in general and gives an overview of children's literature. It also highlights the peculiar problems of Nigerian children's literature, dwelling on the dearth of children's books. This, inevitably, leads to a discussion of foreign literature and its effects on Nigerian children. Recommendations on how to remedy the current situation are offered, covering the enrichment of the curriculum, encouraging writers, provision and improvement of public and school …

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