Skip to main content

Snow White and the 77 Dwarfs by Davide Cali

We all know the story of Snow White and the adorable dwarfs: Sleepy, Happy, Doc, Dopey, Sneezy, Bashful and Grumpy. Davide Cali has a different version in his new book for ages 3-7. Snow White And The 77 Drawfs is a hilarious parody on the original version. In the original book, Snow White signed up to take care of seven dwarfs (with their own quirks and personalities). Now, imagine multiplying that number tenfold. With 77 breakfasts to make, 77 packed lunches to prepare, 77 pants to mend, (and don’t even get started on the dishes), Snow White finds herself in quite a conundrum. Has she taken on more than she has bargained for?  

What ensues is a grumpy Snow White (yes, it is possible in Davide Cali’s version) who decides to drop everything and take her chances with the witch. The ending definitely goes against the Disney classic, and puritans may be quite upset with this version of the tale. However, Snow White And The 77 Dwarfs is a delightful satirical take on a classic tale, which no doubt will impress adults significantly more than it does their kids. Although, I can see children who have heard the original tale, laughing away at this creative rendition.


------------------------------------------- 
Blog post by @ShilpaRaikar (Creative strategist, decor enthusiast and book lover, who also writes for a branding blog: thinkblink.ca/blog, as well as a lifestyle blog: sukasastyle.com T: @SukasaStyle) 

Comments