childrens-books

How Many ‘Chuggas’ Are There Really Before a Choo Choo?

Let these locomotive experts end this very important debate once and for all (kinda)

Why Dads Fucking Hate That Bald Bastard Caillou

The easy answer: all of his whining. The not-so-easy answer: what all the passionate hate for his whining represents

The Problematic Past and Enduring Appeal of Dr. Seuss

Brian Jay Jones on his biography of the man who shaped your childhood imagination

Confessions of a Male Nancy Drew Superfan

Back when children’s books were gendered, I was braver than the troops for choosing the female gumshoe over the Hardy Boys