Who’s Afraid of a Children’s Book?

I am. But my kid isn’t.

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Fairy tale fear. Photo by Alice Alinari on Unsplash

What If…? by Anthony Browne

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Page from What If…? by Anthony Browne (Author’s photo)
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Page from What If…? by Anthony Browne (Author’s Photo)
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Kid reading in a book store. Photo by Tra Tran on Unsplash
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Illustration from Love by Loren Long (written by Matt de la Peña), courtesy of Penguin Young Readers

Joe in What If… ? appears to have a pretty easy life.

What do parents think of What If… ?

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Confident kid on grownup’s shoulders. Photo by Jay Clark on Unsplash

What do kids think of What If… ?

How does my kid feel?

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