The Story of the Goat and her three Kids
The Story of the Goat and her three Kids


The Goat with Three Kids" (Romanian: Capra cu trei iezi) is an 1875 short story, fable and fairy tale by Romanian author Ion Creangă. Figuratively illustrating for the notions of motherly love and childish disobedience, it recounts how a family of goats is ravaged by the Big Bad Wolf, allowed inside the secured home by the oldest, most ill-behaved and least prudent of the kids. The only one of the children to survive is the youngest and most obedient, who then helps his mother plan her revenge on the predator, leading to a dénouement in which the wolf is tricked, burned alive and stoned to death. Popularized by the Romanian curriculum and included in primers, Creangă's tale has endured as one of the best-known works in local children's literature. "The Goat and Her Three Kids" has also been the topic of several music, theater and film adaptations, in both Romania and Moldova. - resume from wikipedia

Which animal(s) did you choose as a visual and why?

I choose the goat because of the story from above.

What culture or region does the animal stand for?

The design stands for Romanian culture, representing the story from above.

What story does your design tell?

My design tells the story of the Goat and her three kids - exactly the moment when mother is leaving the house and she tells to her children let nobody in, and the wolf is listening closely. The Goat and her three kids are dressed in the national costume (a bit stylized :) ).

What style did you choose for your design and why?

I choose hand draw and after computer adjusments because this story was written in a period when there was no computer.

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