Children's Books Bad

“Children’s literature is inherently sexist because the majority of heroes are male, a study claims. An analysis of 6,000 best-selling children’s books published during the past century concludes that male lead characters vastly outnumber female ones. And in a conclusion that will baffle fans of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Anne of Green Gables and The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, researchers said their findings indicated a ‘symbolic annihilation of women’.”
— Plus, why are animals so overrepresented? Isn’t that a little speciesist?