Michelle Nijhuis

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It's still a man's world in children's literature, but parents can improvise

The first time she made this claim, I protested. Part of the fun of reading to your kids, after all, is in sharing the stories you loved as a child. And in the story I knew, Bilbo was a boy hobbit, whatever that entails.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

The first time she made this claim, I protested. Part of the fun of reading to your kids, after all, is in sharing the stories you loved as a child. And in the story I knew, Bilbo was a boy hobbit, whatever that entails.

It's still a man's world in children's literature, but parents can improvise