Never before published in a standalone volume, Beatrix Potters’ delightfully dark adaptation of the original fairy tale is perfectly complemented by the light and shade of Helen Oxenbury’s magical pictures. A rediscovered gem from the illustrious Potter archive.
"Once upon a time there was a village child who was so pretty - so pretty as never was seen ..."
So begins Beatrix Potter's retelling of Red Riding Hood. Filled with the delicious darkness of the original classic fairy tale - and some trademark Potter wit and flourishes - this book is brilliantly brought to life with artwork by one of the world's greatest illustrators, Helen Oxenbury.
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Number of pages: 48
Weight: 419 g
Dimensions: 263 x 203 x 13 mm
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