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James Patterson's books often deal with murder, mayhem and the truly dark corners of human experience.In his latest book, however, prolific author plunges into what could well be the very heart of darkness ... middle...James Patterson embarks on mission to get kids to read.
Books for kids show gender bias. Credit: Getty
It's hard to escape the boy's club -- even when it comes to books for kids.A new study shows a sizable gender bias when it comes to the last century of children's literature, The New Y...Children's books feature few Madelines, but plent of Babars.
Credit: Amazon Gay penguins are rather unusual in children's literature, but you have to admit they would have really spiced up "The Wind and the Willows." But while birds do it, bees do it and even educated fleas do it, the thoug...Gay penguins are apparently much worse than sparkly vampires.
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Hamsters, monsters, lunch ladies, vampires and zebrafish are all contending characters in the race for the title of top books for kids.The winners of t...These awards allow kids to vote for their favorite books.
Every season brings bright new picture books, and Cabin Fever has the great pleasure of choosing from among the riches the very best. With help from my personal focus group of readers (and pre-readers), here's what made our shortlist of top new pictu...
So, there's a drum kit in your basement, your child's best friend has dragged over an electric guitar and an amp, and your neighbours are shooting you dirty looks. Chances are, you're harboring a budding rock star. And you may have some questions. ...
"Mommy, Mike Mulligan smokes a pipe," my three year old son told me the other day while we were digging in the garden. I knew right away what he was talking about: we'd been out for pizza the night before, and on the way to the car he was gleefully ...
Books are a permanent part of the fabric of my childhood. Certain authors hold chunks of the eighties: Beverly Cleary, Roald Dahl, Judy Blume. My imagination was a rich, vibrant place. I cherished it and books fed it, and even now I keep some of my f...
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