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Girls Will Be Boys Will Be Girls: A Coloring Book

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This updated edition of the iconic coloring book Girls Will Be Boys Will Be Girls Will Be… by Jacinta Bunnell contains all new illustrations and questions for contemplation. In this groundbreaking coloring book, you will meet girls who build drum sets and fix bikes, boys who bake and knit, and all manner of children along the gender spectrum. Children are tender, vulnerabl ...more
Paperback, 40 pages
Published April 1st 2018 by PM Press (first published December 7th 2004)
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Richard
The antithesis of the "Dick and Jane" coloring book, Girls Will be Boys Will be Girls is a funny and provocative deconstruction of traditional gender roles. 32 original illustrations with captions like "Calvin, baking is fun and all, but we can make a rad drum set out of these pots and bowls" and "Don't let gender box you in" offer light-hearted, fun ways to deconstruct gender for both children and adults. The coloring book form is a subversive and playful way to examine how perversive stereotyp ...more
HeavyReader
Jul 07, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: everyone who wants to break away from gender stereotypes
This coloring book works to bust up our society's gender stereotypes. It shows boys doing things commonly thought of as girly and girls going even beyond what is considered "tomboy." I need to make sure my nephew has a copy of this!
Anurag Lahiri
i felt as though it enforced binaries, and was pretty simplistic. but the overall message is good
Julie
Sep 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wonderful coloring book for little girls and boys with a running commentary worth reading over and over.
Emily
Sep 12, 2007 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
the best coloring book i've seen since the anti-coloring book that i drew all over in my youth.
Chinook
Slightly less kid friendly than Girls Are Not Chicks.
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Reinforcing the gender binary? 1 9 Nov 16, 2008 12:39PM  
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Jacinta Bunnell is an artist, author and educator. She has published 4 coloring books about gender and sexuality. Jacinta has toured the US and Canada with Gadabout Film Fest, DavEnd, Nek Case, Julie Novak and Anne Elizabeth Moore, teaching DIY book- and zine-making in bookstores, community spaces, youth shelters and punk houses.

Jacinta grew up in a small town in Northeast Pennsylvania and attende
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