25 Versions of Little Red Riding Hood. Enjoy the different versions of this classic story. Have fun reading and comparing these fractured fairy tales.
25 Versions of Little Red Riding Hood
There are so many different adaptations to the original story of Little Red Riding Hood! Several of the stories are written to represent a variety of cultures around the world. These fractured fairy tales are so fun to read. Enjoy this list of 25 versions of Little Red Riding Hood!
The first four books are both very close to the original story. One of these would be great to read first if you are planning on doing some comparing and contrasting.
A very young Little Red Riding Hood sets off for Grandma’s house and finds a foxie in the woods. She is not afraid and gives him a great big hug. The friendly wolf comes to play at Grandma’s house and comforts the little girl when she cries for her mother.
This is a Red Riding Hood Story from China. A woman leaves her three daughters to visit their grandma. Soon after she leaves, the girls hear a knock at the door.
A little girl is off to bring medicine to her Aunt. She travels through the jungle of animals and runs into a lion with a very naughty plan.
This book is included in this Engaging Readers Unit:
A little duckling and her grandma escape the wolf with some help from a woodcutter.
A Little Red Riding Hood story from Africa. A little girl, Salma goes to the market for her granny. She meets Mr. Dog on the wild side of town.
Rap your way through this fun version of Little Red Riding Hood. Your students will love this one!
A fishy twist to the classic story and full of rhyming words.
I love wordless picture books! They help build confidence in readers by allowing students to use detailed images to find out what’s happening in the story. They are such an important tool in developing literacy skills in early readers. This fun version of Little Red Riding Hood ends a little different than the others.
Arnold the sheep wants to star as Little Red in the book. He makes some suggestions for the story, but things don’t go quite as planned.
A sweet little wolf who loves fairy tales tries to be the big bad wolf that her family would like her to be.
A Cajun version of Little Red Riding Hood. The text in this story may be a little difficult to read, so I’ve added a video for you!
The story of Little Red Riding Hood as told by the Wolf.
This book is so great! It is full of 60-second retells of classic stories. Not really one you could do much comparing and contrasting with, but a fun story to add to the list!
A southwestern twist about a little girl who rides her pony to her grandmother’s ranch.
Three Little Red Riding Hood Stories from Germany, Italy, and Taiwan.
Little Red Hot from Texas loves red hot chili peppers. She bakes a hot pepper pie for her grandma and gives a piece to the wolf, too.
A little girl and her younger brother journey through their apartment building to bring a neighbor some cookies. Once they arrive, they discover a “woof”.
Little Red and the Wolf become ice skating partners in this fractured fairy tale.
Little Red, a scooter rides to Granny’s house by himself for the first time when he comes across Tank, King of the Road. Such a cool version of the story!
The girl eats the yummy treats for her grandma, but it’s a good thing she did!
A ninja battle between the wolf, and the girl and her grandma leads to the wolf finding some peace.
I hope you enjoy reading some of these versions of Little Red Riding Hood! Learning about fairy tales is so much fun!
Head over to Deanna Jump’s blog for a list of Goldilocks and the Three Bears stories:
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