The dufusness of age banding children’s books by publishers is getting more publicity, a couple of recent links below. Some publishers seem to have have accpted that they have made mistakes with it but they also seem to be refusing to acept it is a bad idea.

The Guardian:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2008/sep/01/age.banding.philip.pullman

Ansible:

http://news.ansible.co.uk/a254.html06

To sign up to support no to age banding go to http://www.notoagebanding.org/

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