Do you read classic fairy tales to your children?
Well new research shows that one in five parents have scrapped some classics such as Snow White and Little Red Riding Hood because they are too scary for their kids.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears condones stealing while children have been brought to tears after hearing about the big bad wolf, according to parents.
A survey of 2,000 adults was commissioned to mark the launch of the hit US drama GRIMM, since some of the episodes were based on traditional fairy tales.
The poll found that 25% of parents wouldn’t consider reading a fairytale to their child until they had reached the age of five. The reason? They would feel awkward answering too many questions from their kids.
Just over half of the parents said Cinderella didn’t send a good message to their children as it portrays a young woman doing housework all day.
Nearly half of mothers and fathers refuse to read Rumplestiltskin to their kids because the story is about a kidnapping and execution.
What do you think – too extreme or sounds about right?
Here are the Top Ten Fairy Tales no longer read to children: