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284361, have you read Adam Gopnik's children's book?
Posted by janey, Tue May-22-07 03:41 PM
The King in the Window?

He says the reason he wrote it was that he was completely freaked out by the popularity of children's books that emphasized intuition over rationality. He was like, no way, if you're able to think, you should use that ability to solve problems.

Also, Philip Pullman's series is pretty remarkable in part because it is frank about moral ambiguity.