This charming series retells classic fairy tales with bright illustrations and a clever tone. The stories in the Little Pebbles series have been adapted for children today while respecting the richness and flavor of the original versions. The small size of the books and their warm, inviting illustrations will appeal to children. In addition, children will love the game page at the end of each book, and they will want to read all the books in the series.
Little Red Riding Hood, so called because of the beautiful red velvet riding hood given to her by her grandmother, is sent to bring some food to her sick grandmother. Little Red Riding Hood is given strict instructions by her mother to go directly to her grandmother's house, but instead the little girl is convinced by an evil wolf to stray from the path and gather some flowers for the grandmother. The wolf's intentions are far from honorable, and he plots to eat them both. Luckily, a nearby hunter saves the day
Praise for Abbeville Classic Fairy Tales: "The fanciful illustrations and small square format make the series especially inviting." -- Publishers Weekly "A pretty little series...with bright colorful illustrations--all very artistically done. -- Parade "...just the right size for preschoolers' little hands. The books...are beautifully illustrated and bound well enough to withstand nightly rereading. -- Wilmington News Journal