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This is an opinion that is sure to cause controversy! Author GP Taylor believes that children's literature has become too frightening and should be marked with an age certification system.View
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A Fall in Bedtime Stories

A new survey, carried out by YouGov, has revealed that a third of UK parents only read a bedtime story to their children once a week or less, with one in ten of the 2,000 parents adding that they haven’t read to their children more than once in six months.View
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It has long been said that girls do better academically than boys but official figures now show that boys are almost twice as likely to be diagnosed with learning impairments, behaviour problems or communication difficulties as girls.View
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Many prominent children’s authors, among them Michael Rosen and Harriet Goodwin, have come out strongly in support against new proposed legislation that promotes strict spelling, grammar and phonics testing for school children in the UK. The authors argue that such strict guidelines pose a real threat to the enjoyment of reading purely for pleasure and that recommendations to develop a more structured framework for reading and writing for the sake of it have been ignored.View
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