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The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats by BoraNera The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats by BoraNera
This is a famous fable from Grimm brothers's tales:
"A mother goat leaves her seven children at home while she ventures into the forest to find food. Before she leaves, she warns her young about the Big Bad Wolf who will try to sneak into the house and gobble them up. The Big Bad Wolf will pretend to be their mother and convince the kids to open the door. The young goats will be able to recognize their true mother by her white feet and sweet voice.
The mother goat leaves and the seven kids stay in the house. Before long, they hear a voice at the door that says "Let me in children, your mother has returned". His gruff voice betrays him and the goats do not let him in. A little while later, they hear another voice at the door: "Let me in children, your mother has returned". This time the voice is high and sweet like their mother's. They are about to let him in when the youngest kid looks under the crack in the door and notices the Big Bad Wolf's big, black feet. They refuse to open the door, and the Big Bad Wolf goes away again.
The Big Bad Wolf goes to the bakery and buys some flour, smearing it all over his coat, turning his black feet white. He returns to the goat's house, and says "Let me in children, your mother has returned". The kids see his white feet and hear his sweet voice, so they open the door. The Big Bad Wolf jumps into the house and gobbles up six of the kids. The youngest goat hides from the wolf and does not get eaten.
Later that day, the mother goat returns home from the forest. She is distraught to find the door wide open and all but one of her children missing. She looks around and sees the Big Bad Wolf, fast asleep under a tree. He had eaten so much, he could not move. The mother goat calls to her youngest child to quickly get her a pair of scissors, a needle and some thread. She cuts open the Big Bad Wolf's belly and the six goat children spring out miraculously unharmed. They fill the Big Bad Wolf's belly with rocks, and the mother sews it back up again. When the Big Bad Wolf wakes up, he is very thirsty. He goes to the river to drink, but falls in and drowns under the weight of the rocks. The Goat Family lived happily ever after."
Ok, I took the synopsis from wikipedia, hope you like the drawing!
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angel446 Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014
Wow, not sure how I found this, but I'm so happy that I did! Is it weird that this is one of my favorite lesser-known Grimm tales? XD
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BoraNera Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
I'm really glad you like it! ^^ I love so much Grimm tales! :D
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collegeshinobi Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic.
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BoraNera Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014
Aww... Thank you so much!:D
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diosrubra Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
brilliant drawing love the story behind it 
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BoraNera Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013
Thank you! But that's a pity that in the end the wolf dies!:(
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diosrubra Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
part of life really just a twist that it was the wolf and not the goats plus i like imagining goats in surgical gloves doing needlepoint
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BoraNera Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013
yeah, you're right!:D
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ButterflyDragon99 Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
this is so cool, your style is incredible, love the scar on wolfs eye :D
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BoraNera Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013
Really thank you, I'm so happy you appreciate my devilish style!:D
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