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Posted by: Melissa
February 02, 2003, 01:13 PM

According to an article from The Scotsman, the results of a poll of UK children showed a definite preference for JK Rowling's books above other children's classics. Quotage:

While Peter Pan and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone were both recognised by every youngster polled, only 12 per cent had read JM Barrie’s tale of pirates, ticking crocodiles and plank-walking, compared with 81 per cent who had read the first of JK Rowling’s series. [And] Toad of Toad Hall would throw an interminable tantrum to learn that 65 per cent of children had never heard of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows, with only 7 per cent leafing through the pages.

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