Rascal’s version of the classic fairy tale is similar to the postmodern retellings of Little Red Riding Hood that can be found in Attention: Fairy Passage! [Attenzione, passagio fiabe!]. The picturebook challenges the reader about our expectations and our knowledge; it is an interesting and engaging way to frame a discussion about cultural literacy — how does the story “work” if we do not recognise the characters? Is sense still made? The use of simple iconic prints makes the picturebook an interesting item to decode rather than read in a straightforward manner. With this in mind, it is interesting to consider how the text can provide young readers with the scope to create their own: how can a narrative understanding of contemporary European identities be concentrated into a selection of different images?