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Little Red Riding Hood

By Jerry Pinkney (Hardcover Book, 2007)
In this inspired rendering of the classic Grimm Brothers folktale, five-time Caldecott Honor winning artist Jerry Pinkney introduced two favorite children's characters to a new generation: the sly, scary wolf and the sweet little girl in her famous red hood. Readers will squeal with delight all over again during that most memorable scene when Little Red Riding Hood declares, "Oh, Grandmamma, what great teeth you have!"

Pinkney's charming, masterfully-wrought illustrations--as warm and cozy as LIttle Red's cloak and as captivating ast he clever wold himself--are sure to lure you into the heart of this treasured tale.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $18.00 US/$20.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316013550

    • On Sale Date: 10/01/2007

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book

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In this inspired rendering of the classic Grimm Brothers folktale, five-time Caldecott Honor winning artist Jerry Pinkney introduced two favorite children's characters to a new generation: the sly, scary wolf and the sweet little girl in her famous red hood. Readers will squeal with delight all over again during that most memorable scene when Little Red Riding Hood declares, "Oh, Grandmamma, what great teeth you have!"

Pinkney's charming, masterfully-wrought illustrations--as warm and cozy as LIttle Red's cloak and as captivating ast he clever wold himself--are sure to lure you into the heart of this treasured tale.

Jerry Pinkney is one of children's literature's most time-honored artists. He has been illustrating children's books for over 40 years and has more than 75 books to his credit. He has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honor books. He has also won the Coretta Scott King Award five times, the Coretta Scott King Honor three times, and was nominated for the prestigious international Hans Christian Anderson Award.

His award-winning books include JOHN HENRY and SAM AND THE TIGERS by Julius Lester and THE TALKING EGGS by Robert D. Sans Souci. His retellings of classic children's tales include Hans Christian Anderson's THE UGLY DUCKLING and LITTLE MATCH GIRL, Rudyard Kipling's RIKKI-TIKKI-TAVI, and most recently, LITTLE RED HEN, which was just awarded a New York Times Best Illustrated Book citation. Jerry has also illustrated for a wide variety of major clients, including the First Lady and President of the United States, National Geographic, the National Parks Service, and the U.S. Postal Service.
  • "Caldecott Honor artist Pinkney puts a sprightly spin on this classic tale with resplendent artwork that comically conveys the title character's energy." (Publishers Weekly (starred review)).

  • Praise for LITTLE RED HEN:

    "...Perfect, as are the pictures, for sharing with one listener, or a crowd." (Kirkus (starred review)).

  • (School Library Journal).

  • (Publishers Weekly).

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Little Red Riding Hood
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $18.00 US/$20.00 CAN
  • Pages: 40
  • Physical Dimensions: 9-1/2" x 11"
  • Audio Run Time: 0
  • ISBN-13: 9780316013550
  • On Sale Date: 10/01/2007
Little Red Riding Hood