The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 10, No 3 (2006)

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Children & Their Culture - The O'Reilly Factor For Kids: A Plunge Into "The No Spin Zone"

Katie Sciurba

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This article discusses one example of the recent phenomena of media celebrities "authoring" books for children. It is offered as an opinion by the author, who is researching celebrity writing for children and wanted to do a little self-expression in a non-academic form. In a world that is increasingly polarized, media celebrities can be used to support the propaganda of extreme thinkers of all types.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

ISBN 1551-5680