Top 10 Dark Stories Behind Children's Books
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Top 10 Dark Stories Behind Children's Books

VOICE OVER: Rebecca Brayton WRITTEN BY: Martin Roseville You may have loved them as a child, but we bet you didn't know about the dark shadows behind them. For this list, we're analyzing popular and beloved children's books that feature a twisted, discriminatory, or just plain heartbreaking backstory or inspiration, whether in the books' origins or in the lives of the authors. Our list includes dark stories behind "Harry Potter", "Dumbo", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", "Peter Pan", "White Fang", and more. Did any of these stories ruin YOUR childhood?read more...