Ever wonder how children’s books differ from one country to another? (At Writer’s Relief, we’re always thinking about books!)
This post by NPR talks about the differences in children’s literature between the United States and China!
“…Children in China consistently score higher on academic tests compared to children in the U.S. and Mexico. But she says more research is needed to determine how much of that is due to the storybooks or even to the larger differences in cultural values that the books reflect. Other completely unrelated factors, such as different teaching techniques could be at work.”