For a limited time only, the ebook Little Red Riding Hood by Grandma Chatterbox (Barbara Hayes) is available as a FREE download.
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A retelling of the classic fairy tale for 21st century youngsters by a master storyteller.
are all familiar with Little Red Riding Hood, of course, but there is a
lot more to her than a grandma and a wicked wolf. What about the
archery contest or the pet raven? The story as we usually hear it today
is a very much shortened version of the original.
have been told for hundreds and hundreds of years. No one really knows
when they started or who first wrote them - or told them I expect. They
probably started before many people could read or write.
they have been told and retold and everyone who tells them alters them a
little bit to suit themselves or to please the people listening.
Grandma Chatterbox when she was younger (which was a long time ago) went
round and about and over the hills and far away searching for the
oldest versions of Fairy Tales which she could find.
Grandma Chatterbox is going to tell you Fairy Stories as close to the
oldest versions that she can get. After all it is part of every child’s
education to know all the traditional tales.
Little Red Riding Hood was originally a French folk tale, written down by Charles Perrault in 1697.
Chatterbox just loves the old stories, and simply adores telling them
to young children. The vocabularly and grammar in these stories is
specially adapted to be suitable to younger children. When your children
get a little bit older and start to learn to read you will find that
the vocabulary contains words that they will be learning. Increase the
type size on your tablet or other device and you can read along with
So, are you ready for a story? Good, then I will begin...
About the Author
Hayes has been a best selling author of children’s books and comics for
more than 40 years. She has been published around the world and in
numerous languages. And yes - she really is a Grandma!