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Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 13,653 Ratings and 836 Reviews

Book Description
In this Chinese version of the classic fairy tale, a mother leaves her three children home alone while she goes to visit their grandmother. When the children are visited by a wolf, pretending to be their Po Po, or granny, they let him in the house, but ultimately are not fooled by his deep voice and hairy face. Combining ancient Chinese panel art techniques with a contemporary palette of watercolo... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic, Inc.
BindingPaperback (10 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages32
Publication Date12/31/1990
The Creators
About E. Young (Author) : E. Young is a published author of children's books. Published credits of E. Young include Lost Horse: A Chinese Folktale and Lon Po Po.
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About Ed Young (Author) : Ed Young is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Ed Young include Seven Blind Mice, Lon Po Po In Chinese, Wabi Sab... more
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Reader Comments
11/16/2009 jacklyn curb said: A mother leaves her three children alone, and they are fooled by a lon (wolf) who claims to be their Po Po (grandmother). The setting is integral because the locked door and tree are necessary to the story. Readers can pull their own ideas about the style and tone
tags: I recommend, I read

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6/12/2009 Amira Qattan said:
Ed Young’s version of Little Red Riding hood is both thrilling and eerie. The outstanding illustrations seem to be made with crayon, watercolor and chalk, giving very cloudy, shadowed depictions of the paneled scenes. Shang, Tao and Paotze are three sisters who are left home alone while their moth... more

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