Wednesday, February 19, 2003

Picture Book Folktale

Ed Young, Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story From China, Philomel, 1989

Source: Caldecott Medal 1990

Age Range: 8-12

Quality: Beautiful pictures and a great text translated from a collection of Chinese folktales

Potential Use: story time, free voluntary reading, curriculum support

Child Appeal: classic story with a twist, intriguing illustrations (look for the wolf)

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