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tropes in children’s literature

8 MORE Common Tropes in Children’s Literature and How to Subvert Them

In this post we will discuss eight more ways children’s literature can be more inclusive and imaginative by breaking away from common tropes. Let’s empower young readers with a fresh perspective! This is part of a series on How to Write Children’s Books.

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Exploring Classic Tropes in Children’s Literature: Balancing Cliches and Creativity

Children’s literature has long captivated readers with its timeless stories, unforgettable characters, and magical worlds. Within these narratives, we often encounter classic tropes – recurring themes or motifs that have become familiar over time.

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