Little Red…

I love how many new interpretations of the fairy tales are around right now-from Grimm on television to Snow White and the Huntsman movie to BOOKS (!). These reinventions brings us back to childhood, but in a whole new gory/mind-bending way. I recently started reading Maria Tatar‘s history of the Grimm Brothers and found it fascinating. Here are some other books to explore (with links to the author’s websites):

Pretty Salma by Niki Daly

A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce

Cloaked in Red by Vivian Vande Velde (my favorite!)

East Regional Library teens are in the midst of re-writing Little Red Riding Hood. During the A.R.T.S. Club meeting on October 25, they will make collage illustrations of their story (in Eric Carle‘s style) and on November 29 make puppets and perform a puppet show.

What is your favorite retelling of a fairy tale?


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