A Is For Apocalypse: Children’s Books for the Modern Age
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by Matthew Nolan
With world crises and drastic climate change ahead of us, it’s important that we prevent our young children from growing up with a false sense of security. Publishers have already cashed in on our impending doom, selling dystopian stories to teens and adults. Now they should target the toddler demographic by rebranding some classic picture books. Here are some suggested titles to prepare the next generation for the future.