A Content Analysis Case Study: The Story Picture Book “The Sandwich Swap” by Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan with Kelly DiPucchio as a Children’s Literature

Firas Ali Suleiman Zawahreh

Abstract


This study aimed at analyzing "The Sandwich Swap” by her majesty queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan with Kelly DiPucchio and illustrated by Tricia Tusa as a type of children's literature to find out to what extent it agrees with a group of criteria developed by the researcher himself. The criteria is a checklist of thirteen items grouped under five subheadings: a) the title, b) the story, c) characters, d) the theme and e) the illustrations. Each of the criterion follows Likert Scale: Excellent, good, adequate, poor, totally lacking mandatory ,optional and not applicable. After analyzing the story depending on those criteria, the findings of the study revealed that "The Sandwich Swap” as a story picture book is of great educational value that reflects a unique royal writing in children's literature and it agrees with criteria used in the analysis process with an "Excellent of four points “in Likert Scale in all the thirteen items.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5296/ijl.v4i3.2255

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