Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding Hood
Dial Books for Young Readers, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
Big Bad Gator Claude will do anything to have a taste of Petite Rouge...even if it means putting on a duck bill, flippers, and frilly underwear. He presents no match for the spunky heroine and her quick-thinking cat TeJean, though, as they use some strong Cajun hot sauce to teach Claude a lesson he will never forget!
The combination of hilarious rhyme and exaggerated art creates a highly original retelling of the classic fairy tale. A pronunciation guide/glossary accompanies a tempting dialect that begs to be read aloud or acted out again and again. This is Little Red Riding Hood as she's never been seen before: Cajun and ducky.
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Review: Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding HoodUser Review - Gretchen - Goodreads
Beautifully illustrated retelling of the little red riding hood story, set in the bayou. I love the way it's written, in an exaggerated form of the Cajun dialect, with a rhythmic rhyme scheme that ... Read full review
Review: Petite Rouge: A Cajun Red Riding HoodUser Review - Ashley Stegall - Goodreads
Loved it! It was definitely fun to read aloud! And really made me miss Cajun food! :) Read full review