Little Red Riding Hood + The Ridiculous Wishes

Author: Charles Perrault
Length: 00:13:36
# of tracks: 1
Narrator: Katie Haigh
Production Year: 2015
Explicit language: none
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“Little Red Riding Hood” is a famous fairy tale about a young girl’s encounter with a wolf. The story has been changed considerably in its history and subject to numerous modern adaptations and readings. The Little Red Riding Hood story is among the most popular fairy tales in the world. Once upon a time there was a little girl. Her grandmother gave her a red riding hood and the girl loved it so much she wore it all the time. Therefore everybody started to call her Little Red Riding Hood. One day mother told the girl her grandmother fare ill. Because she lived alone deep in the wood, she would probably be happy to get some food. Then she gave the girl a basket with food and a bottle of wine, and told her: “Don’t stray from the path!”. The girl promised that but soon forgot about her promise. After a while she met a wolf in the woods…

The Ridiculous Wishes or The Three Ridiculous Wishes is a French literary fairy tale by Charles Perrault. A woodcutter complained of his poor lot. Jupiter granted him three wishes. The woodcutter went home, and his wife persuaded him to put off the wishing until the next day, after he had thought, but while sitting by the fire, he wished for sausages. His wife taxed him for his folly, and angry, he wished the sausages on her nose. Finally, they agreed to use the last wish to take the sausages off her nose, leaving them no better off than before… Collection “Best classic fairy tales”

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