爱思英语编者按:儿童书是伴随我们童年生活的必备品,随着时间的推移,有些经典书籍也在慢慢的改变着,我们来看看有哪些变化呢?

Like a lot of people, I grew up reading them. And now, I read them to my kids.

和许多人一样,我也是看着这些书长大的。现在,我还给我的孩子们讲这些故事。

But here's something you may not have known about these classics: They've been slowly changing over the years. Don't panic! They've been changing in a good way. Here are eight changes that reflect some of the progress society has made:
关于这些经典,你一定不知道:过去几年中,它们已经渐渐地被修改了。但无需担心,这些内容都是朝好的方向修改的。随着社会发展,原著中有八处都作出了修改:
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1. First up: The cover got a makeover. It might seem subtle at first glance, but look closely.
首先:封面上做了调整,乍看上去调整并不明显,但却使得人物之间关系更亲密。
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2. Men can be flight attendants and women can be pilots. And, you know, they don't have to be hot.
男性可能是空乘人员,女性可能是飞行员。当然,所有这些人物不一定都要“长相好”。
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3. Christmas isn't the only holiday people celebrate.
圣诞节并非人们庆祝的唯一节日。
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4.Mommy Bears are no longer expected to have breakfast prepared for Daddy Bears.
熊妈妈不一定必须为熊爸爸准备早餐。
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5.Because guess what?! Dads can cook, too! (Even Dad Bunnies.)
为什么?因为爸爸也会煮饭啊!(就连兔爸爸都会煮饭。)
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6.Helping professions aren't just for men.
辅助性职业者并非只有男性可以做。
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7. Regular people need rescuing, too.
一般人也需要营救!
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8."I" is for "ice cream" —and not stereotypical depictions of Native Americans.
I是ice cream(冰激凌)的首字母,而不是印第安人戏称(Indian)的首字母。