Cheryl Jackson discusses the place of graphic novels in schools with: Larry Swartz, Professor of Education at the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and co-author of the book Learning to Read with Graphic Power; children’s book author Mahtab Narsimhan, whose first novel The Third Eye was awarded the Silver Birch Award. Her latest book The Tiffin has been named as one of the five best books for Young People in 2011 by the Quill and Quire: and via Skype from Ohio, was multi-award-winning graphic novelist Jeff Smith. His best-selling graphic novel series for children called BONE was named one of the ten best graphic novels of all time by Time Magazine in 2005.

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