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July 03, 2008

Rowling Disagrees With Age Bands For Books

I really support J.K. Rowling on this one, it is censorship by another name and it won't help children to progress with their reading. It may have been put forward by publishers, but it bears the stink of those who incessantly campaign on the slogan, "Think Of The Children." Well this isn't thinking of the children and will inevitably discourage both children and adults from enjoying the works of many authors.

For the full story read the links below.

Rowling blow to plans to age-band books
Scotsman, United Kingdom - 12 hours ago
By DAVID ROBINSON PUBLISHERS’ plans to make all children’s books carry age guidance were in tatters last night as JK Rowling came out in opposition to the ...
JK Rowling opposes age tags for kids' books
Edinburgh Evening News, UK - 3 hours ago
JK ROWLING has come out in opposition to publishers' plans to make all children's books carry age guidance on the covers, it was reported today. ...
Rowling blow to age guidance
The Bookseller (subscription), UK - 3 hours ago
Publishers’ plans to make children’s books carry age guidance labels were dealt another blow last night (2nd July) as JK Rowling came out in opposition to ...

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