Children’s Books for Young Feminists

Everyone knows there’s a gender imbalance in children’s literature. From Babar to The Cat in the Hat, kids’ books tend to cast put boys in the lead roles, leaving young girls on the sidelines yet again. Here are a few of the most beloved children’s books of all time, reimagined to ignite the feminist motors of little girls far and wide.

WILDTHINGS

HAROLDANDTHEPURPLE

HUNGRYCATERPILLAR

ALEXANDERANDTHE

GIVINGTREE1

 

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Sophie Lucido Johnson is a writer, artist, and comedian living in New Orleans. She is the editor-in-chief of Neutrons Protons. You can find her comics and writing here.

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