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Jun 12, 2019
Little Black Sambo: Why the many attempts to rectify racism of Helen Bannerman's popular story failedWhy has Little Brave Sambo (or Little Black Sambo) endured, why do people defend it so passionately and perhaps most intriguing of all, why do people keep re-writing it to try and make it more politically correct?
Jun 11, 2019
Little Black Sambo: A look at the bizarre history of Helen Bannerman's racism-riddled children’s storyWhy has Little Brave Sambo (or Little Black Sambo) endured, why do people defend it so passionately and perhaps most intriguing of all, why do people keep re-writing it to try and make it more politically correct?
Apr 27, 2019
Child-appropriate literature: Should young readers be shielded from certain kinds of writing, or characters?Much as I would today like to reply “Children should read whatever they bloody well want”, it would be silly to pretend there can be a one-size-fits-all answer
Aug 09, 2018
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar on writing his first children's book, depicting small-town India in fictionHansda Sowvendra Shekhar on taking inspiration from the children's magazine Champak and his favourite children's books
Jun 03, 2014
My Chacha is Gay: A book that hopes to tackle homophobia in PakistanThe crowd-funding page of 'My Chacha is Gay' on IndieGogo describes it as 'a children's book tackling the subject of homophobia in a Pakistani context'.
Jul 19, 2013
Move over Enid Blyton: Now, a children's book takes on colonised mindsetsCan multicultural fiction be fun without having to teach other cultures about the meaning of Diwali? Can Indian kids have adventures without an Enid Blyton hangover? Can they dream of batata vada instead of potted meat? Meet a little girl named Maya, a runaway tiger and lost parents.