Religion: not determined yet
Name: Little Red Riding Hood
Other Names: Red Riding Hood; Red
Publisher(s): Andrew Lang
First Appearance: Mother Goose Tales (1697): "Little Red Riding Hood"
First Appearance (Additional Details): (original) traditional European fairy tale circa 1300s or earlier; (published) Mother Goose Tales (1697): "Little Red Riding Hood"; (film) Little Red Riding Hood (1901)
Number of Appearances: 78
Comic Book Appearances: 3
TV, Film Appearances: 74
Video Game, Computer Game Appearances: 1
Enemy of: Big Bad Wolf
Family/Relative: Grandmother (grandmother)
Defended or Helped by: The Woodsman
Note: star of classic fairy tale
The story of Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf was a traditional European fairy tale whose precise origins are unknown. The story was in circulation among French and Italian peasants at least as early as the 14th Century.
The first published version appeared in Histoires ou contes du temps passe, published by Charles Perrault.
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