A Gathering of Goldies

I love taking a look at different versions of well known fairy tales. While the originals are a force to be reckoned with, there is such a wealth of creativity when authors dream up alternate versions of stories that we know by heart. Recently, we decided to take a look at a wide variety of … Continue reading A Gathering of Goldies

Goldilocks – a tale of a chocolate-filled-little-girl-bonbon

What happens when you take Mo Willems and give him free reign on Goldilocks? The awesome book Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs. "Once upon a time there were three hungry Dinosaurs. One day - for no particular reason, the three Dinosaurs made up their beds, positioned their chairs just so, and cooked up three bowls … Continue reading Goldilocks – a tale of a chocolate-filled-little-girl-bonbon

A very determined Goldie

There are many retellings of the classic Goldilocks and the three bears. Most stick pretty close to the original story - girl enters house uninvited, eats everyone's porridge, breaks poor baby bear's chair, falls asleep in baby's bed and runs away when the bears return. The story is always a pleaser, but "Goldie and the … Continue reading A very determined Goldie