“Little Red Riding Hood”

"Little Red Riding Hood"

‘The small girl smiles. One eyelid flickers.
She whips a pistol from her knickers.
She aims it at the creature’s head
And bang bang bang, she shoots him dead.’

Quentin Blake
Little Red Riding Hood
ink and watercolour
Image size: 6.4 by 11.5 cm

This watercolour is reproduced actual size in on page 107 of The Roald Dahl Treasury to illustrate ‘Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf’ from Revolting Rhymes.