Paine, John
November 2009
English 4--11;Autumn2009, Issue 37, p2
Academic Journal
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Gill Robins on the teaching of Macbeth to Year 6 children, one by Michael Lockwood on the motivation to school children to read, and another by Rubina Din on the impact of Bollywood films to children's writing.


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