Barnboken – Journal of Children's Literature Research is a peer reviewed scholarly journal that publishes academic articles on children's literature. The journal, founded in 1977, is published by The Swedish Institute for Children's Books with financial support from Vetenskapsrådet, The Swedish Research Council.


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Barnboken – Journal of Children's Literature Research eISSN 2000-4389
This journal is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License. Responsible editor: Cecilia Östlund