# Childrens literature
Main characters in children’s novels still predominantly male
Children reading books in a libraryThirdman/Pexels. Examining hundreds of children’s books written in the previous 60 years reveals that male protagonists continue to be overrepresented, despite a more significant proportion of books now including female protagonists.
Recently Discovered Paddington Bear Book Set to Hit Shelves Soon
A few years after his creator passed away, Paddington Bear is about to make a comeback. HarperCollins Children’s Books (HCCB) will publish a recently discovered Paddington Bear story titled Paddington’s Easter Egg Hunt. The publisher will release the book in March.