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The Worden Public Library In Month Of June

The next children’s program will take place on Saturday, June 15, at 10 a.m. The featured book will be Red Riding Hood, retold and illustrated by James Marshall.

In Marshall’s version of the familiar story, Granny is a voracious reader whose main complaint about being swallowed by the wolf is that it’s too dark to read inside the wolf’s belly. After being delivered from the wolf, Red Riding Hood vows to “never, ever speak to another stranger, charming manners or not.”

Marshall’s illustrations add to the humor, showing the busy kitchen of Red Riding Hood’s mother, complete with a scattering of...

 

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