2500Re: [mythsoc] Books and children
- Sep 30, 2000In a message dated 9/30/00 2:32:34 PM Central Daylight Time,
> In a message dated 09/16/2000 9:23:43 AM Pacific Daylight Time,Is that general, or just because of the politically incorrect parts about
> Stolzi@... writes:
> Were there books you loved as a child that wouldn't pass muster now? <<
> Doctor Doolittle.
Prince Bumppo, or whatever his name was? I was rather pleased to see there
is a modern edition which has changed that, so modern children can still read
I suspect I'd still like Lofting's curiously dry style and even more dry
illustrations. I know as a child I loved them, read them over and over.
The Pushmi-Pullyu was great!
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