Category Archives: Charles Perrault

A Little Red Riding Hood In the Labyrinth of Versailles

Once upon a time there lived in a certain village a little country girl, the prettiest creature who was ever seen. Her mother was excessively fond of her; and her grandmother doted on her still more. This good woman had … Continue reading

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The Seven-League Boots

Charles Perrault had not invented the famed boots, which really did exist in his days and were a part of the uniform of a postman. The name itself comes from the distance of seven leagues, about three miles, which was … Continue reading

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