About the Journal
Focus and Scope
Established in 1977, the Children's Folklore Review, is a publication of the Children's Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society. The journal regularly publishes articles on all aspects of children's traditions, including oral, customary, and material culture, as well as reviews of films, books, and exhibits. In addition, Children's Folklore Review will consider articles dealing with children's folklore in literature, education, popular culture, internet culture, play studies, and similar topics.
Peer Review Process
Double blind peer review
Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. CFR does not require any fee for publication.
The first issue of this journal was published in Autumn 1978 as “Children's Folklore Newsletter”. It was published under this name until Volume 10, No. 3 (Winter 1987). Beginning with Volume 11, Issue 1 (Fall 1988), it’s been known as the “Children’s Folklore Review”. It’s now published on an annual basis.