How Much Does Children’s Literature Influence the Construction of Gender? by Robyn Osborne

#brunotheboisterousbluedogfromthebush #blogtour #booksontour #day8 How aware are you of gender stereotypical roles and attributes in children’s literature, and their influence on our young readers? An interesting topic, raised here by Robyn Osborne, and how she perceptively navigates this through her own writing. Thanks, Robyn!  It wasn’t until I became a parent, then later a teacher READ MORE

A Case For The Intelligent Protagonist by Carolyn Denman

#TheSentinelsOfEden #BlogTour #BooksOnTour #Day6 Guest Post by Carolyn Denman A Case for the Intelligent Protagonist A few weeks ago while I was watching a show aimed at older children, I had a rather distressing revelation. It grew from my increasing frustration with the main character who could not see the blindingly obvious threat, and then READ MORE