In practice, it has been found that educational resources like story books, often fall short of representing such gender equity. In respect to this, a study titled ’Gender Equity in Early Childhood Picture Books: A Cross-Cultural Study Of Frequently Read Picture Books In Early Childhood Classrooms in Australia and the United States", investigated the nature of gender representation in children’s literature in eight early learning centres in Australia and the United States. The following article provides information on the Research, Data Analysis, Research Findings, What Services Can Do and more.
Dr Seuss’s six books will no longer be published as those are accused of being racist to some particular communities. The books include And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street (1937), McElligot’s Pool (1947), If I Ran the Zoo (1950), Scrambled Eggs Super! (1953), On Beyond Zebra! (1955), The Cat’s Quizzer (1976). Critics said the books contain language and imagery that is outdated or offensive and strictly racist.
Children's Health Queensland has developed a range of storybooks for children on natural disasters and viruses including storms, floods, fires etc. The stories are designed to help children cope during emotionally distressing events.