Who’s been deleting Papa Bear?
“Classic vintage illustrations have been paired with an updated text suitable for beginning readers,” declares the publisher, Laughing Elephant. “The bears are essentially sweet, rather than menacing, while Goldilocks is more a charming imp than destructive. . . . Despite the havoc Goldilocks wreaks, one does not sense that any serious damage has been done.”
In short, the story has been feminized.