Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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Quote of the week

‘If we’re not encouraging our boys to read books with girls as the main characters, we’re doing them a great disservice. What are we telling our boys? That stories about girls are lesser—they don’t matter as much—they’re not as good as boys.’—Author Jacqueline Harvey reflects on gender, gatekeepers and the current state of children’s literature in her Colin Simpson Memorial Lecture.


Category: Quote of the week