The subject of Children’s Literature affects everyone. We are told that reading books about being kind or not being a bully will help us to be kind and not be a bully. However, there are numerous childrens’ books condoning every vice known to man. And, those are supposed to leave children unscathed.
Parents scratch their heads, puzzled as to how their children ended up with worldviews at polar opposites from their own. How were these ideas shaped and developed?
Are children's picture books helping shape the worldviews of children AND adults?
What messages are being given to young children about COVID-19? Are these messages accurate and necessary, or do they lean towards propaganda?