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Pickity Place is a total sensory experience. Old English gardens are bursting with flowers and fresh herbs and a history that dates back to the 17th century.

The main house was the illustrative site for the 1948 English edition of Little Red Ridinghood,
by Elizabeth Orton Jones.

One day her mother said, here Little Red Ridinghood is a piece of cake and a bottle of wine; take them to your grandmother, Set out before it gets hot, and when you are going, walk nicely and quietly and do not run off the path and don't peep into every corner

So she peeked behind the shed

Then the Drying Shed

And then at a pretty window

As Little Red Riding Hood entered the woods

The Big Bad Wolf says, why don't you look around at how sweetly the little birds are

Little Red Riding Hood raised her eyes, when she saw the sunbeams dancing through the trees

The wolf without saying a word he went straight to the grandmother's bed, and devoured her. Then he put on her clothes, dressed himself in her cap, laid himself in bed.

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    • # Moira

      My daughters favourite bedtime story , she was always amazed at how short the story was when her dad read it to her compared to her mum's version.
      Fantastic set.

      2010.11.25 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Artbee

      Love the story of Little Red Riding Hood! Fantastic Post! Wonderful and lovely photos and illustrations really bring it to life! Well Done!

      2010.11.04 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Lucinda

      Wow, what an awesome set!! Very well done! The colors are so lovely and the area is peaceful. Thanks for the story along with it. How fun!!

      2010.11.01 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Beth

      my you are such a good story teller :) and what big eyes you have to capture such gorgeous shots to tell your story.

      2010.10.26 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Sara G

      Cute post..love your shots and so interesting to see this real little house..One of my fav stories of childhood..but thinking of it now it is a violent one..and several others were scary too..:-) I guess we'll pass them on to Drew though! :-)

      2010.10.26 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Josy

      I prefer this story seen again by your care
      A flavor of childhood which makes the good for our hectic life
      A story which made the world tour. Thanks Joe for having taken us for this walk !

      2010.10.25 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Tomie Poodle

      houuu! i'm still shaking!! :)))
      what a wonderful story and wonderful place and shots!!!
      i heard this story when i was young...i always thought it was french story LOL!

      2010.10.25 Edited Reply Cancel

    • # Jacki

      Ha ha... how cool is this! Run Red Riding Hood! I really like that you included #5, the illustration really makes the rest of the set come together! Well done, Joe!

      2010.10.25 Edited Reply Cancel