Once Upon a Future
One afternoon a big wolf waited in a dark forest for a little girl to come along carrying a basket of food to her grandmother. Finally, a little girl did come along and she was carrying a basket of food. "Are you carrying that basket to your grandmother?" asked the wolf. The little girl said yes, she was. So the wolf asked her where her grandmother lived and the little girl told him and he disappeared into the wood.
When the little girl opened the door of her grandmother's house she saw that there was somebody in bed with a nightcap and nightgown on. She had approached no nearer than twenty-five feet from the bed when she saw that it was not her grandmother but the wolf, for even in a
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Publication information: Book title: The Witch Must Die:The Hidden Meaning of Fairy Tales. Contributors: Sheldon Cashdan - Author. Publisher: Basic Books. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1999. Page number: 239.