Books for boys and girls!

Don’t like the “Boys Books” and “Girls Books” labeling which gets slapped onto the front of books or on book shop displays?Els - victory against boys and girls books

One young girl in England got so annoyed that she decided to do something about it!

The result?

The move to scrap gender-labelling in children’s books is gaining momentum. In the UK, Scholastic has announced it will no longer use gender-labelling in its book titles after receiving a complaint from a young reader who argued that ‘no books should be “for girls” or “for boys”’. This follows a similar announcement from Penguin Random House children’s book imprint Ladybird in 2014.


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