Monday, October 6, 2014

Top 10 Safety & Health Fails In Children’s Books

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Sure, there's some great children's books and young adult novels that tell tales of young heroes and their ability to achieve great things in the face of peril. But what's overlooked is that they're often put in situations that pose grave hazards to their safety and health.

Children running amok in a chocolate factory that clearly does not meet OSHA standards? A boy wizard constantly ushered into situations that test his physical limits and end up in trips to the hospital? And The Hunger Games series - does any more need to be said?

Read the very tongue-in-cheek list compiled by The Guardian