Archive for September, 2020


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“We’ve been discussing anthropomorphism this week in my graduate children’s lit class. Anthropomorphism – or the giving of human characteristics to animals, plants, machines, natural phenomena or objects – can serve to broaden an audience base, especially with picture books. A book about a duck or a pig can appeal to children of all genders, cultures and backgrounds. Anthropomorphism can also be used as a way to approach delicate subjects and make them less challenging for a young reader, and can offer non-threatening opportunities for perspective and compassion when it comes to differences. However, anthropomorphism can be very difficult to do well, and in recent years it has been a tougher sell with agents and publishers.

Here are some things to consider when using anthropomorphism…”

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#Anthropomorphism #EmmaWaltonHamilton #WritingForChildren #AnimalsAsHumans #WritingBooks

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JK Rowling

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News Flash- DO NOT READ THIS IF YOU ARE ABOUT TO GO SEE THE SHOW (Too many spoilers in it) This post was written for those who couldn’t get tickets 🙂 Being an avid watcher of the series I was really excited to go along to see the tour and if I’m really honest I’ve […]

“Escape to the Chateau” so what did happen on Dick & Angels “Dare To Do it tour ?” — Home With Mrs V

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