Little Red Riding Hood loves to visit her Granny's cottage in the forest. Her mother warns her to go straight to Granny's, but when she meets a handsome grey wolf, she doesn't see the harm in stopping for a chat. Scottish storyteller Lari Don's retelling of this well-loved tale is lively and exciting with a wolf who is just scary enough for younger children to enjoy. Celia Chauffrey's finely detailed paintings create an enticing world of quirky characters in a dark and mysterious forest. Comes with storytime CD featuring narration of the text by beloved English actress Imelda Staunton. about this title: A Barefoot Books Core Title for 2012. Joins other bestselling classic tales from Barefoot Books, including The Gigantic Turnip and Jack and the Beanstalk. An accessible introduction to a classic tale, ideal for under fives and early readers. Author Lari Don, based in Edinburgh, is in great demand as a storyteller for young children and is available for events at schools and literature festivals.