Hidden Messages in Children's Picture Books by Claudia Pearson
Approx. 27,440 words.
Published on October 1, 2010 by
Look Again Press.
Analyzes six picture books to offer insights into the way children’s books can lead young children to either adopt and accept stereotyped gender roles for women, or challenge these socialized structures. What Maria Nikolajeva says: "Pearson's interpretation of the Velveteen Rabbit is very exciting to use in juxtaposition to the more conventional one."