Photo Gallery: Racism and Stereotypes in German Children's Books
01/25/2013
One of Germany's oldest children's book publishers, Thienemann Verlag, has...

One of Germany's oldest children's book publishers, Thienemann Verlag, has amended its new edition of Otfried Preussler's beloved 1957 tale "The Little Witch" ("Die kleine Hexe") to remove certain questionable terms, including the word "negro." The decision has sparked heated discussion over how to handle outdated, controversial language in classic children's books.