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:
- Children’s Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 ; H.W. Wilson
- Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve, 2002 ; California Department of Education
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