Tag Archive for: Little Red

A large semi truck called the Bookmobile outside the DCPA

Meet the Bookmobile at LITTLE RED

When families come to see LITTLE RED, a musical retelling of the classic children’s story, Little Red Riding Hood, they might start thinking about all of the other familiar children’s books too. On Dec. 17, the Denver Public Library’s Bookmobile will be there with many books to choose from. Start learning about other variations on […]

A girl watches as an actor dressed as a wolf kneels and howls

LITTLE RED Coloring Page

Get ready to explore with Little Red! Grab your crayons, markers, or paint and color your own forest. In your forest, is Little Red’s hoodie red or is it blue? Is the squirrel brown or is it green? You decide! Click here to download the coloring page.

The wolf looks at a squirrel peeking out from a tree

LITTLE RED Family Resource Guide

INTRODUCTION LITTLE RED is a rambunctious musical that re-imagines the beloved fairy tale. Consider this resource a magical forest’s pathway for imagination and critical thinking! Follow along to discover questions, empower resiliency, and provide the “once upon a time” behind the original fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood and this new musical adaptation. ABOUT […]

The wolf and Little Red kneel by a garden as the wolf holds up a vegetable

First Look: LITTLE RED

This charming, song-infused retelling of Little Red Riding Hood finds Little Red at the center of new adventures and new ways of seeing familiar characters. With a wandering wolf, a gardening grandma, a forest at risk, and characters from other tales joining in, Little Red discovers her own power as a vital doer in her community. […]

Costume renderings for Little Red

Art Activity with LITTLE RED

The original versions of Little Red Riding Hood have been in print since 1697 and 1812 with storytelling traditions of the tale as early as the Middle Ages — more than 1,000 years ago! A study in 2013 tracked 58 versions of Little Red Riding Hood worldwide. Some of the versions are 1,000 years older […]

Clip art of two birds sitting on a fence

Teaching Kids the Importance of Gardening

In LITTLE RED — A New Musical!, Little Red Riding Hood is bound and determined to get her merit badge in gardening and her grandmother is all set to show her how. But encouraging our own little tykes to dig in the dirt isn’t always so easy. Here are a few tips that may help […]