Move To Ban Bad Book

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MSN-Mainichi Daily News: International News

As children's books go, this one is a bit of a departure: depictions of children running across a busy road with their eyes shut and a boy setting fire to his head. "The Bad Book," by Andy Griffiths, has also captured the attention of South Australian lawmaker Vickie Chapman, who wants it withdrawn from primary school libraries in the state. "This book is completely unacceptable . . . and I urge all teachers and principals to ensure their school does not own a copy," Chapman said Thursday. "It also could encourage children to participate in some life-threatening behavior."... ...

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