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I want my literary parents! But where are they?

In an interesting and thought-provoking blog for the Washington Post the invisibility of parents in children’s literature is lamented. The author argues that perhaps children’s literature needs a parent-lite approach to allow drama to unfold, and to create a dramatic space where children may be more clearly delineated as characters […]

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Celebrating World Book Day

World Book Day is recognised by over 100 countries around the world. Celebrated on the 5th March, its purpose is to encourage reading and a love of books in children. The above image is of a class of children reading books circa 1960, and is from a collection of Health […]

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