Whenever I read story books
I think it is a shame
That someone gave a character
A really stupid name.
Red Riding Hood, for instance –
Well, what sort of name is that?
Who’d call their daughter by a name
Of something like a hat?
I wonder what her teacher said
The day she started school?
And did the children laugh at her
For children can be cruel?
“Red Riding Hood?” the teacher cried:
That’s surely not your name?
Now come along, you silly girl,
I don’t have time for games!!
So, tell me what your real name is:
Blue Anorak? Green Socks?
Well I think you won’t believe me,
But MY name is Goldilocks.