‘To the ranks of marginalized populations historically stereotyped in children’s literature Terras adds one that has been hitherto sadly overlooked: the academician … [Terras] description of her methodology and findings has much to offer children’s-literature researchers … readers will find themselves admiring her diligence in submitting such characters as Doctor Sock, Professor Nut, and Professor Mudweed to close textual reading.’
Source: Kirkus Reviews
'Terras’s research and corpus is pretty vast and amazing … I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading academic books or anyone who’s interested in learning more about the stereotypes in children’s literature.'
Source: San Francisco Book Review
'Reading Picture-Book Professors is a pleasure … It will be thrilling to witness how her work opens up considerable possibilities for researching academia’s portrayal in the tapestry of children’s culture.'
Source: Children's Literature Association Quarterly
'The book offers readers a fertile exploration of both the contents of children’s literature and methods of studying it. It also points to important ways to embed scholarly research in the institutional context of the book sector.'
Source: International Research in Children's Literature