Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Once Upon a More Enlightened Time by James Finn Garner
Calling Hayley, Simon and Lucinda (yeah I know I have already overloaded you with books Lucinda and Simon) but you will maybe appreciate this one. Okay, here's how the first fairy starts..very politically correctly!
Deep in the forested bioregion stood a small, humble chalet, and in that chalet lived a small, humble family. the father was a tree butcher by trade, and he was doing his best to raise his two pre-adults named Hansel and Gretel. The family tried to maintain a healthy and conscientious lifestlye, but the demands of the capitalist system, especially its irresponsible energy policies, worked carelessly to smother them. Soon they were at a complete economic disadvantage and found themselves unable to live in the style to which they had become accustomed, paltry though it may have been...
Read the politically correct version of:
The Ant and the Grasshopper
The Princess and the Pea
The Tortoise and the Hare and...
Beware this is only for students who love challenging texts!