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Dr Seuss’s legacy of kindness has only been bolstered by his estate’s decision – The Guardian

We make changes to children’s books all the time. It’s important to ask: does the cultural value of this book outweigh the potential harm?

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We make changes to childrens books all the time. Its important to ask: does the cultural value of this book outweigh the potential harm?
Childrens literature sits at an awkward crossroads, where it is expected to be art, education and moral instruction. Childrens books are designed to teach our kids to read, to teach them about the world, about themselves and their bodies, about how to be kind, about societys morals and values.
This is true of all childrens literature, but it is particularly true…

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