Little Red Riding Hood

Trina Schart Hyman

Book - 1983

On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf.

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Subjects
Genres
Picture books
Published
New York : Holiday House c1983.
Language
English
Physical Description
[32] p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
ISBN
0823404706
Main Author
Trina Schart Hyman (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

On her way to deliver a basket of food to her sick grandmother, Elisabeth encounters a sly wolf.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A hunter saves Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother from the crafty wolf that has eaten them both

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Traveling alone, deep in the woods, Elisabeth suspects her basket of treats isn’t the only thing a sly wolf is after.A classic of children's literature, this retelling of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale brings new life to an old favorite with illustrations that children will linger over.  Surrounded by an abundance of wildflowers, mushrooms, pinecones, and birds, Elisabeth heads off in her red cloak to visit her ailing grandmother. She's all alone—until she is joined by a wicked wolf, who urges her to stray from her wooded path.  Framed with hand-drawn patterns and textured vignettes, Trina Schart Hyman's illustrations add intrigue to the familiar story, filled with subtle detail and depth.  With the help of a brave woodsman, Elisabeth and her grandmother are saved, and Little Red Riding Hood learns a valuable lesson.  Little Red Riding Hood was a Caldecott Honor Book, and received a Gold Kite Award for Picture Book Text.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

A Caldecott Honor Book A Golden Kite Award—Picture Book A stunning edition of the classic fairy tale, reimagined and illustrated by a Caldecott medalist.Traveling alone, deep in the woods, Elisabeth suspects her basket of treats isn’t the only thing a sly wolf is after . . . Surrounded by an abundance of wildflowers, mushrooms, pinecones, and birds, Elisabeth heads off in her red cloak to visit her ailing grandmother. She's all alone—until she is joined by a wicked wolf, who urges her to stray from her wooded path.Framed with hand-drawn patterns and textured vignettes, Trina Schart Hyman's illustrations add intrigue to the familiar story, filled with subtle detail and depth. With the help of a brave woodsman, Elisabeth and her grandmother are saved—and Little Red Riding Hood learns a valuable lesson. Little Red Riding Hood, a Caldecott Honor Book, received a Golden Kite Award—Picture Book as well as many other awards and accolades. A classic of children's literature, this retelling of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale brings new life to an old favorite with illustrations that children will linger over.