Gender-specific books demean all our children. So the Independent on Sunday will no longer review anything marketed to exclude either sex
Sugar and spice and all things nice, that’s what little girls are made of. And boys? They’re made of trucks and trains and aeroplanes, building blocks, chemistry experiments, sword fights and guns, football, cricket, running and jumping, adventure and ideas, games, farts and snot, and pretty much anything else they can think of.
At least, that’s the impression that children are increasingly given by the very books that are supposed to broaden their horizons.