Digitally remove

Karen Karbo applauds HarperCollins’ digital removal of a cigarette from the author photo in the reissued Goodnight Moon, but wonders why the publisher has allowed so many other negative messages to remain in the text itself.

D. How long has this bowl full of mush been sitting here? A single drop of sour milk contains more than 50 million potentially fatal bacteria. At the very least Bunny is in danger of contracting irritable bowel syndrome. Not to mention mush is low in fiber. Suggested change: Digitally remove.

E. Balloons cause more choking deaths among 3- to 6-year-olds than any other toy. Suggested change: Digitally remove.


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