Red Riding Hood: James Marshall

Red Riding Hood

Author/Illustrator: James Marshall
Publisher: Puffin Pied Piper
Publication Year: 1987
Brief Summary: Retelling of the classic folktale, Little Red Riding Hood.
Awards, Honors and Prizes:

Ideas for using this book in classroom or library and/or brief notes on curriculum connections/content learning standards/Common Core, etc.:

  • Discuss folktales and read other versions.  Are there any similarities/differences between the different versions?  For example, compare this one with Lon Po Po by Ed Young.  What is the difference in tone/mood based on the illustrations?
  • Older students can write their own scripts and act out the scenes; good for introduction to reader theater.

Special features included (if applicable) — index; timeline; author’s notes; further reading; etc.  

Accessed at: Capilano Library

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