A group of published UK-based authors and illustrators of picture books, children's and YA.

Tag Archives: Role Models

Emma Haughton: Do we see out characters as role models?

Mattie Ross (Hailee Steinfeld) in the Coen Brother’s remake of True Grit. How often do you read a book and think to yourself, ‘Now, what I’d do in their situation … Continue reading

October 23, 2013

Do Our Characters Need to be Role Models?

Should children’s book characters be role models? My mother certainly thought so. When I was seven, one of my favourite books was about a teacher who scammed a group of … Continue reading

October 21, 2013

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