Traditional children’s characters being forgotten

Today, let’s talk about traditional children’s characters in books read by English children past and present. The classic books we were brought up with and whose characters we know are today being shunned by the latest generation, who prefer to play on their computer.

In a recent survey of 500 seven to 14-year-olds conducted by Worcester University some surprising results were found. One in five British children thought that Long John Silver is a character from Peter Pan while the same proportion believes Aslan was a giraffe, researchers found.

Category: Books / Children’s Books / Characters