Creativity in the English Language Classroom, edited by Alan Maley and Nik Peachey, British Council (2015)

Creativity in the English Language Classroom is a free, downloadable  British Council publication.  In her chapter ‘Making thinking visible in the English classroom: nurturing a creative mind-set’ Chrysa Papalazarou looks at how we can encourage creative thinking in the English classroom by using artful visual stimuli and the Visible Thinking approach.

Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks, edited by Janet Evans, Routledge (2015)

Challenging and Controversial Picturebooks is a book which examines unconventional, non-conformist picturebooks and considers what they are, their audience and their purpose.

In her chapter “What’s Real And What’s Not: Playing With The Mind In Wordless Picturebooks” Sandie Mourao presents the findings of a project she planned in a Portuguese primary school which challenged the reasoning of three small groups of children and produced some thought-provoking discussions.