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May 2017


There always seems to be an ongoing debate over children’s literature and what we think is ‘right’ for children to read. If you haven’t seen it, there was an interesting video circulating Facebook a week or so ago, titled ‘If Cinderella were a guy’, promoting a new book of ‘good night stories for rebel girls’. And all I can say is what a disappointment the whole post turned out to be. I was infuriated by it. But before I begin I will do the usual ‘everything in this post is my opinion and my views may or may not be shared by anyone else’, just in case. By the way, a link to the video can be found here.My thoughts on the videoSo, the video opens with a male voice over stating ‘If Cinderella were a guy’, but the following screen then says there was a…

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