The thought of buying my daughter a book about baby feminists filled me with happiness. But for my son? Embarrassingly, the thought didn’t cross my mind.
Talking about representation in comics and some of the comics that might expand your thinking about inclusivity in the history of comics.
Children from marginalized communities deserve to see themselves on the page. These inclusive children's books do the work without tokenizing characters.
In 2017, 9115 children's books were published in the UK. Of that, only 391 featured BAME characters. Something's wrong with UK children's book publishing.
We know that we should be conscious of reading diversely when we're picking up books to put into our eyeballs. But what about the next step? Are we purchasing books as diversely as we're reading?