5 Surprising Folklore Twists

Not Your Ordinary Bedtime Story

Red Riding Hood

Ogres and witches and wolves, oh my!

Think you know the story of Little Red Riding Hood? The tale has an oral tradition that goes back for centuries. Many authors, including the Brothers Grimm, have published different versions that generation after generation have enjoyed.

Check out five twists found in several versions of Little Red Riding Hood. These stories might not be what you remember hearing when you were little. However, they can still carry the same morals with them: Don’t stray from your path. Don’t talk to strangers. And be sure to listen to your mother.

The new movie "Red Riding Hood" opens on March 11. Photo of Amanda Seyfried as Red Riding Hood.

By Jana Melpolder

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