London: Children's reading tastes are as traditional as their parents today, an online survey has revealed.

The poll of 1,001 parents found that seven in 10 parents said that they tell fairy stories to their kids, believing that they develop reading skills as well as being fun, reported a daily.

According to 44 percent respondents, Cinderella was girls' favourite character, followed by Goldilocks, Puss in Boots, Little Red Riding Hood and Cinderella's fairy godmother.

On the other hand, Jack climbing the Beanstalk won 24 percent of the votes for boys, followed by Puss in Boots, the Gingerbread Men, the Three Bears from Goldilocks and the Big Bad Wolf from The Three Little Pigs.


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