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Lucy and the Big Bad Wolf

4.25 of 5 stars 4.25  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  3 reviews
An original take on the classic fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood, this account follows the adventures of Lucy Jones and the wolf. When Lucy in her red anorak meets the wolf in the forest, she has a hard time convincing him that she is not Red Riding Hood. The hilarious story that follows turns stereotypes on their heads. This modernized classic helps to educate children b ...more
Paperback, 119 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Barn Owl Books (first published September 5th 1989)
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Tuyet Truong
It would be easy to write this book off as just another modern day adaptation of a traditional fairy tale, but it’s only upon reading it that we realise how funny it is.

This story starts with a case of mistaken identity when Lucy Jones, wearing her red anorak, is on her way to visit her granny in London. The Big Bad Wolf from the story Little Red Riding Hood spots Lucy and decides to follow her all the way to London so he can eat her and her granny up. Upon reaching London, and realising that fo
Kristy McRae
A fun and humorous retelling/mash-up of the Little Red Riding Hood story.
A book I read in my childhood years... It's actually pretty neat :).
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Ann Jungman was born in London, of German Jewish refugees. She grew up in North London, had a very ordinary childhood and there were certainly no signs of interest in, or particular ability at, writing. After studying law at Exeter University, she read for the Bar at Gray’s Inn. To get some money while studying Ann did some supply teaching. This seemed much more fun and challenging than law, so sh ...more
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