This story could be used in the classroom in upper elementary because of the graphic killing to compare and contrast with other Little Red Riding Hood stories. This is a classic story following the folk tale of Little Red Riding Hood and the Grimm Brothers version. Jerry Pinkney also created the illustrations with warm colors. 8. Here, Granny and Red are both eaten by the greedy wolf, then rescued by a passing woodsman who cuts them out of the wolf's belly. Now, it happened that a wolf, a very cruel, greedy creature, heard her song also, and longed to eat her for his breakfast, but he knew Hugh, the woodman, was at work very near, with his great dog, and he feared they might hear Red Riding-Hood cry out, if he frightened her, and then they would kill him. Little Red Riding-Hood threw her arms round the woodman Hugh’s neck and kissed him, and thanked him again and again. It was about a little girl who was going to visit her grandmother and to take her some soup and muffins because she wasn't feeling well. Written in witty verse and accompanied by colourful illustrations, this wonderful contemporary tale is great to read aloud and ideal to show young children that stories have the power to take readers on all sorts of exciting, imaginative journeys. Overall, I liked the book just hoped it was diff. Jerry Pinkney beautifully made her with great details on her face. The lumberjack killed the wolf and cut Red and her grandmother out of the wolfs belly. I really love this book and I always have ever since I was a child. Can you think of some other questions that strangers might sometimes ask, that could be dangerous for children? Read more about How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel. July 2017 - Ben is getting into more and more folk and fairy tales lately, and this one was a hit. I give this book five stars because it is a well known book with a great story to tell. This book teaches children an important lesson about talking with strangers. Log in or register to post comments; Comments. Red was to go straight to her grandmothers house but was sidetracked by a sly wolf. “Good day; I must make haste now, for it grows late.”. Ben asked for this one several times - my favorite reaction was when Little Red sets off and he asked, "she's going alone?" A woodcutter ultimately comes to the rescue, cutting open the wolf’s belly so Grandmother and Little Red can escape, perfectly unharmed. She meets a wolf in the woods who distracts her and eventually sneaks to her grandmother's house and eats her whole. Here are twenty engaging Little Red Riding Hood teaching ideas that are sure to excite your students!. The artwork in this book is very detailed and covers the whole page on every page. Sign up to our newsletters full of updates, activities, ways to support us and fun ideas to inspire children to read. The value of the lesson is exemplified by the consistency of the wolf’s actions as well as Red, the grandmother and the woodcutter. Blatantly odd. Love the Illustrations in this book with the African American Red Riding Hood. Here are the instructions of how to enable JavaScript in your browser. This book is a classic and so well written which is what makes it such a good book. Little Red Rising Hood is a classic tale that many children, teens, and adults are familiar with. And then there were the merry, cunning little squirrels to watch, cracking nuts on the branches of the old trees, and every now and then a rabbit would hurry away through the tall ferns, or a great bee come buzzing near her, and she would stop to watch it gathering honey from the flowers, and wild thyme. This was a traditional picture book. I give this book five stars because it is a well known book with a gr. In this version Little Red Riding Hood is African American, while her grandmother is white, promoting acceptance and inclusion. Does a stranger always look hairy, with big arms, and big teeth, and big eyes, like the Wolf? This book reminds me just like the classic Little Red Riding Hood. Bold monochrome images, punctuated with vibrant blocks of red, form a striking visual accompaniment to the dark, witty tale. On her way, she ran into a wolf. Pinkney, who's won numerous Caldecott medals for other works, was passed over for this version. Please enter your location, but not an exact address. This book is about a little girl, Red Riding Hood, and her adventure through the woods to visit her sick grandmother. Grandmother lived all by herself, but once or twice a-day a neighbour’s child came to tidy her house and get her food. This book is about the little girl coming back to her grandma looking like a wolf because of the wolf eating her grandma. The front and back of the book, as well as the rest of the pages, are completely covered with the drawings. A little girl sets off into the woods to bring her grandmother a basket of goodies. Double-spread format on large pages allow readers to view the warm, detailed illustrations clearly throughout the suspenseful story. What did you do to help make them feel better? It is a story about a little granddaughter taking food to her sick grandmother, but on the way, she meets an evil wolf who plans to eat both Little Red and the grandmother. The character forms have major issues. If Little Red Riding-Hood did not want to tell the Wolf where she was going and what she was doing, what are some good things she might have said to him instead? As expected, she meets the wolf in the forest, and the rest is predictable. Little Red Riding Hood is a Level 2 Read it yourself title, ideal for children who have received some initial reading instruction and can read short, simple sentences with help. Ben asked for this one several times - my favorite reaction was when Little Red sets off and he asked, "she's going alone?" This book may be a little disturbing and scary to children. However, keep in mind the story is a bit dark and some students may be scared of the wolf and his deceptive ways. The style that the illustrator has in this book is very dimensional and realistic pictures that go with the story so well. She was the joy of her mother’s heart, and to please her, the good woman made her a little scarlet cloak and hood, and the child looked so pretty in it that everybody called her Little Red Riding-Hood. - unimaginable to a 4 year old! The Learning Store. Little Red Riding-Hood was not in a hurry, and there were many things to amuse her in the wood. I loved his paintings but found Red ethnically puzzling- her granny and mother look white, while Red looks more of African descent. Little Red Riding Hood is off to visit her sick grandmother and to take her soup and muffins. This book is inspired by the Brothers Grime tale. When the wolf reached the cottage door he tapped. This book is a classic and so well written which is what makes it such a good book. Along the way she runs into a wicked wolf, who encourages her to collect fire wood for her grandmother before getting to her cottage. It tells the classic tale of Little Red Riding Hood. So he came up to her very gently and said: “Good day, Little Red Riding-Hood; where are you going?”, “To see my grandmother,” said the child, “and take her a present from mother of eggs and butter and cake.”.