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Children's Author Claims Women's Domination Of Publishing Industry Is To Blame For Boys Lagging Behind Girls In Literacy

Posted at 10:40AM Wednesday 23 Apr 2014

We're used to hearing that boys are lagging behind girls when it comes to levels of literacy but now a leading children's author has warned that women in the publishing industry could be to blame.

Jonathan Emmett said books aimed at boys were being squeezed out due to the large proportion of women in publishing jobs, from editors to reviewers.

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