Little Red Riding Hood
Author: Charles Perrault
Picture and Story by:  Lawana Burke


        Little Red Riding Hood's mother sends her out on an errand one day.  On her way she has to pass through the woods. She is told to not stop in the woods and to go straight to her grandmother's house.  Little Red Riding Hood gets distracted because she wants to smell and pick some flowers for her grandmother.
       Someone is hiding to sneak up on Little Red Riding Hood. She does not notice because she is too busy picking flowers. When she arrives at her grandmother's house she goes in to see her grandmother.     "My what big eyes you have grandmother!" exclaimed Little Red Riding Hood.  "The better to see you with my dear," replied the wolf.  "What big teeth you have!" "The better to eat you with!" the wolf yelped as he jumped out of bed to get Little Red Riding Hood. What happens to Little Red Riding Hood? Read the book and find out.

Critical Thinking Questions

1.  How do you think the grandmother reacted when she saw the wolf in her house? How would you have reacted?

Do you think it was a good idea for Little Red Riding Hood to talk to the wolf in the woods? What should she have done?


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