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The Red Cloak

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 15
Categories: Fairy Tale


Vande Velde

Appeared in

Cloaked in Red

Story Summary

Little Red Riding Hood revisited ... Meg's mother thinks red is attractive to men, so dyes Meg's cloak bright red. Embarrassed by the color Meg cuts through the woods to her grandmother's house, meets a wolf, is saved by a woodcutter who wants to ransom her for money, escapes back to the village, catches the eye of a handsome young man, and decides red isn't such a bad color after all.