Sign This Petition: Age Restriction Labels Required for Books

(4 Posts)
MelissaCr Wed 25-Sep-13 16:55:30

Hello

Please join me in asking our government to get book publishers to put age restrictions on book covers.

Sign here: http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/54314

Thank you for your support!!

OliviaMMumsnet (MNHQ) Wed 25-Sep-13 20:00:10

Hi there
We've moved this to our petitions noticeboard.
Thanks

GurlwiththeCurl Wed 25-Sep-13 20:34:32

No I won't. It is an absolutely stupid idea and would damage many children's love of reading.

unlucky83 Wed 25-Sep-13 20:58:08

I'm going to sign ...I think not exactly age restrictions...just more clear indication of content suitability ...
I say this after DD then my 8 read a Jaqueline Wilson with a scene in it where Magda the Slagda thinks she is going to be raped - I was oblivious to the fact that JW writes books for older readers...
At 12 she bought some of the 'Life of Riley' books - part of a 'buy 3 for the price of 2 on Kid's books' offer in WH Smiths....did say not suitable for younger readers or similar - flipping through the main character gets asked to buy the morning after pill for someone and wishes her parents were cooler and talked about blow jobs at the dinner table...

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