Lon Po Po A Red-Riding Hood story from China

Ed Young

Book - 1989

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.

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Subjects
Genres
Picture books
Published
New York : Philomel Books c1989.
Language
English
Physical Description
unpaged : ill
ISBN
1435204557
0613003950
0399216197
Main Author
Ed Young (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother

Review by Publisher Summary 2

A haunting Chinese rendition of the classic tale of "Little Red Riding Hood" follows the adventures of young Shang, Tao, and Paotze, who encounter a terrifying wolf. Reprint. Caldecott Medal. Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

This Caldecott Medal-winning, classic retelling of Little Red Riding Hood is one of the most celebrated picture books of our time. With characteristic flair and energy, award-winning artist Ed Young illustrates the ancient Chinese version of the favorite fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood. Young's vibrant, yet delicate, pastels and watercolors add drama to the deftly translated story.   ' ''A gripping variation of Red Riding Hood. This is an outstanding achievement that will be pored over again and again." —School Library Journal, starred review

Review by Publisher Summary 4

This Caldecott Medal-winning, classic retelling of Little Red Riding Hood is one of the most celebrated picture books of our time. With characteristic flair and energy, award-winning artist Ed Young illustrates the ancient Chinese version of the favorite fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood. Young's vibrant, yet delicate, pastels and watercolors add drama to the deftly translated story.   ? ''A gripping variation of Red Riding Hood. This is an outstanding achievement that will be pored over again and again." —School Library Journal, starred review

Review by Publisher Summary 5

WINNER OF THE RANDOLPH CALDECOTT MEDAL, AWARDED TO THE ARTIST OF THE MOST DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR"(Young's) command of page composition and his sensitive use of color give the book a visual force that matches the strength of the story and stands as one of the illustrator's best efforts." --Booklist"Absolutely splendid." -- Kirkus Reviews. "An extraordinary and powerful book." -- Publisher's WeeklyThe now-classic Chinese retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, and one of the most celebrated picture books of our time.