Stephen King has written a children’s book using a pseudonym and reviewed it as himself.
Children’s books have 50% more rare words in them than does an average showing of adult prime-time television.
“Where the Wild Things Are” was originally titled “Land of the Wild Horses” until the author Maurice Sendak realized that he couldn’t draw horses and changed the name.
In Roald Dahl’s original draft of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” there is a sixth child named Miranda who is ground into powder and used as ingredients in Wonka’s candy. The scene was removed from the story after being deemed too gruesome for a children’s novel.