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  1. The Very Hungry Bookworm
    The Very Hungry Bookworm May 7, 2011 at 7:24 am |

    I love look at how a fairy tale has changed over time! My thesis in college involved me having to study the many variations of Beauty and the Beast and it was fascinating. It sounds like it was a lovely project to take on :)

    1. Rebecca Reid
      Rebecca Reid May 13, 2011 at 10:49 am |

      The Very Hungry Bookworm » Beauty and the Beast would be a fascinating one to follow. I think that one is my favorite. I loved the Disney movie as a kid. And I love the message of seeing beyond appearances.

  2. Pam (@iwriteinbooks)
    Pam (@iwriteinbooks) May 8, 2011 at 6:56 am |

    Oh this is such a great post. I love the study of fairytales and other common stories that have shifted and changed (or, often, stayed the same!) over time. Fun stuff!

    1. Rebecca Reid
      Rebecca Reid May 13, 2011 at 10:51 am |

      Pam (@iwriteinbooks) » I find it so fascinating too! I really like a lot of the retellings of this one. Goldilocks can be approached in many different ways.

  3. Favorite Storybook Classics Special
    Favorite Storybook Classics Special May 17, 2011 at 4:02 pm |

    [...] The Goldilocks Project: The Traditional Story Tomorrow, I'll have a few more all time favorite retellings. Those are more distant for the traditional story, but I'm finding I like those a lot. It's so refreshing after all of these. Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Roberto Piumini, illustrated by Valentina Salmaso (Storybook Classics). Raisin said of Piumini's version, “It's not a good story. Goldilocks did not say sorry.” But she doesn't say “sorry” in many of the books, so I'm not sure why this one stood out as . [...]

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