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It's freaking Hamlet.
No, even though the book has illustrations, it's probably not a great choice for your three-year-old's bedtime story.
This is an issue?
I'm so crabby.
20 August 2011 in Books - Alternative Formats, Books - Grown Up, Books - Poetry | Permalink
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Watchmen has illustrations too, but that's definitely not a book for children. How do people have a hard time with this? Pictures aren't just for kids, silly rabbit.
20 August 2011 at 11:17 AM
So, Hamlet, The Graphic Novel?
I am amused.
20 August 2011 at 11:21 AM
Viz. “The Mouse and His Child” by Russell Hoban (1967): widely (mis)taken to be a children’s book because it‘s about talking toys and animals who have adventures. And die. Hoban has said that he didn’t intend it to be for children, he just wrote the book that was in him, and it happened to be this book which is touching, disturbing and sometimes violent.
20 August 2011 at 08:08 PM
I am a little amused at the whole "we didn't realize it had sex scenes" bit. Did they realize it's a story about fratricide with a side of ambiguously suicidal drowning and assorted murders?
20 August 2011 at 09:23 PM
I thought you'd enjoy this trailer of the footloose remake which in no way is appropriate for three year old
21 August 2011 at 07:21 PM
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