Rosie Little's Cautionary Tales for Girls

A collection of linked short stories, on the strength of which Danielle was named a Sydney Morning Herald Best Young Novelist of the Year in 2007

Taking her cues from the Brothers Grimm and Scheherazade, Rosie - a thoroughly modern Little Red Riding Hood - tells us of love and desire, men and women, heartache and happiness. Beguiling, clever and funny, Rosie Little's Cautionary Tales for Girls is a sheer delight. ss, wit, simplicity and directness, Rosie offers her clear-eyed, slyly funny and rueful take on life, love and everything in between.

What they said

“Wood’s stories have the appeal of the ordinary—the pains and pleasures that all modern girls and women will recognise … [s]he has a talent for descriptions so accurate that we are by her side in an instant, laughing in recognition of exactly what she means. She is wry and funny and unpretentious—we trust her voice implicitly.”
Sophie Gee

“Rosie Little is froth and bubbles but when the bubbles land and pop, we see Wood’s serious intentions within.”
Christopher Bantick

“Rosie Little is a rare narrative voice: smart, literary, funny, naive. Her confidences win friends, and her cautionary tales underline universal experience.”
Kerry Clare

Films based on short stories in this collection

“Elephantiasis”
http://vimeo.com/12606637

“The Wardrobe”
http://thewardrobemovie.com

Learn more or buy this book

http://www.allenandunwin.com/default.aspx?page=94&book=9781741149302

 

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