Empire and Imperialism in Classic British Children's Books
Routledge – 2001 – 325 pages
Empire's Children looks at works at by Rudyard Kipling, Frances Hodgson Burnett, E. Nesbit, Hugh Lofting, A.A. Milne, and Arthur Ransome for the ways these writers consciously and unconsciously used the metaphors of empire in their writing for children.
"Kutzer's grasp of postcolonial theory and her careful readings of the texts make this a superb and influential study. Highly recommended; all libraries." -- Choice