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'THE THREE LITTLE PIGS' (1982)


(Updated on 20/07/2016)

 



  • "Revolting Rhymes is a collection of Roald Dahl poems published in 1982. A parody of traditional folk tales in verse, Dahl gives a re-interpretation of six well-known fairy tales, featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after. The poems are illustrated by Quentin Blake...

    In The Three Little Pigs, the wolf quickly blows down the houses of straw and sticks, devouring the first two pigs. The third house of bricks is too strong, so the wolf resolves to come back that evening with dynamite. The third pig has other plans, however, and asks Little Red Riding Hood to come and deal with the wolf. Ever the sharpshooter, Red Riding Hood gains a second wolfskin coat and a pigskin traveling case.[3]


    An audio book of Dahl's Revolting Rhymes was released, read by Timothy West and Prunella Scales; this version was also turned into an OVA by Abbey Home Entertainment in the 1990s as part of their Tempo Video range. A later version was narrated by Scottish actor Alan Cumming.[4]"

    (Wikipedia)