1. Author and illustrator Tomi Ungerer tells Terry Gross about his take on fear in children’s literature:

Most of my children’s books have fear elements, but I must say, too, to balance this fact, that the children in my books are never scared. … I think fear is an element which is instilled by the adults a lot of time. I remember even in the bombings and whatever, we were always joking away.”
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    Author and illustrator Tomi Ungerer tells Terry Gross about his take on fear in children’s literature:

    Most of my children’s books have fear elements, but I must say, too, to balance this fact, that the children in my books are never scared. … I think fear is an element which is instilled by the adults a lot of time. I remember even in the bombings and whatever, we were always joking away.”

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