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Infographic: The 28 Naughtiest Children from Literature

bad-children-1Children’s books are often filled with mischief and mayhem, and of course naughty children. The kids in adult literature can be a whole lot naughtier and sometimes even pure evil.

The following infographic lists 28 of the naughtiest kids in literature. How many are you familiar with?


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fahirsch April 5, 2016 um 10:56 am

I would add Max und Moritz by Wilhelm Busch (in Gutenberg. With English translation in Amazon).
And Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffmann (also in Gutenberg and Amazon)about horrid (and no so horrid) children.

Henry Wood April 7, 2016 um 1:42 pm

I’ve just caught up with this post and my definite No. 1 nomination would go to Timothy Gedge in "The Children of Dynmouth" by William Trevor. He is a very disturbing presence right through the book.

The 28 naughtiest kids from books (infographic) June 13, 2016 um 7:55 am

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