Children’s Classics Being Abridge Too Far

dbryan writes “A story from [Note: You must either be a Salon subscriber, or watch a commercial to view the full article]
describes how the author felt upon discovering that some of her favorite books from childhood such as “The House at Pooh Corner” and “The Wind and the Willows” have been published and sold in ‘Disney-esque’ abridged and altered versions.”
The side-by-side reading of the original works with the Great Illustrated Classic versions are quite telling. Compare to the controversies over colorizing old films.