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Lauren Child: New Children’s Laureate worried about equality in books | BBC News

Boys don’t like reading books that have girls as the main characters – and that “makes it harder for girls to be equal”, says the new Children’s Laureate, Lauren Child.

Child, who wrote the Charlie and Lola and Clarice Bean series, was speaking after her appointment was announced in Hull.

Read the full report on the BBC website: Lauren Child: New Children’s Laureate worried about equality in books | BBC News

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