Messed up Kids Books

messed up kids books

The above linked article talks about why these books are messed up.  I agree with some of them.  I don’t believe some of them can be considered children’s books, though.  Aren’t all of Roald Dahl’s books messed up somehow?

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury

The Cat in the Hat – Dr Seuss

CHERUB: The Recruit – Robert Muchamore

Eragon – Christopher Paolini

Alex Rider – Antony Horowitz

Northern Lights – Philip Pullman

The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

Angus Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging – Louise Rennison

A Series of Unfortunate Events – Lemony Snicket

Biff, Chip, and Kipper – Roderick Hunt

Skellig – David Almond

Love Lessons – Jacqueline Wilson

The Witches – Roald Dahl

Horrible Histories – Terry Deary

My Sister Jodie – Jacqueline Wilson

The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle

James and the Giant Peach – Roald Dahl

Twilight – Stephanie Meyer

Harry Potter and The Half-Blood Prince – J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling

Cookie – Jacqueline Wilson

Elmer the Patchwork Elephant – David McKee

Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe – C. S. Lewis

The Princess Diaries – Meg Cabot

The Rainbow Fish – Marcus Pfister

The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Judith Kerr

Peter Pan – James Matthew Barrie

Winnie the Pooh – A. A. Milne

Horrid Henry – Francesca Simon

Owl Babies – Martin Waddell

Animorphs – Katherine Applegate & Michael Grant