In this brief telling narrated in the present tense, Little Red Riding Hood, hotly pursued by a huge grey wolf, sets off for her grandmother’s. As her journey takes her ‘… round the corner… over the bridge… into the dark, dark wood…’ various small creatures call out the warning exhortation till, on entering the cottage, Red Riding Hood comes face to face with the large leering lupine. Then it’s the wolf that needs to heed the warning.
First published nearly a decade ago, this book quickly became a favourite with young listeners and readers. Its lift-the-flap format brings added fun and anticipation to a well-loved tale and cannot fail to engage a fresh cohort of fans.