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Little Red Riding Hood

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On the way to visit her grandmother, Little Red Riding Hood meets a very hungry wolf. Will he eat Little Red Riding Hood and her grandmother too? This classic fairy tale is retold in simple lively language with bright colorful illustrations, just right for beginning readers.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published February 1st 2000 by Puffin
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Oct 01, 2014 Jerrica rated it really liked it
Compared to the other Little Red Riding Hoods, this one was simple and short. What I first noticed from the cover was that in the background, there was the wolf. Say I didn't read the story as a child and it were to be my first time reading the book, I would assume that Little Red was going to be in trouble just because the facial expression on the wolf's face. As a child, I didn't really grasp the gruesome ending of the story and after discussing the different kinds of versions of Little Red Ri ...more
Mar 21, 2016 Meltha rated it liked it
This is the basic story of LRRH, no frills to speak of, though the illustrations remain pretty cute. The wolf is killed here, but everybody else lives. The main draw on this version is that it's written in simple enough words and sentence structures for younger readers to be able to read on their own, probably at about the first grade level or so.
Jan 29, 2012 Dima rated it it was amazing
This is a classic story with a somewhat modern twist. Instead of bread, the mom gives the girl cakes. The pictures are very cartoony but I enjoyed it.
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Aug 16, 2009 Amy Brown rated it really liked it
Easier adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood. Be forewarned, the wolf dies in the end. Viking Easy-to-Read Level 1
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Jun 08, 2011 J.F. Sanborn rated it liked it
An effective early reader story to teach children about the dangers of strangers.
Aug 03, 2008 Tricia rated it liked it
good easy to read version of the classic tale.
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Harriet Ziefert grew up in North Bergen, New Jersey, where she attended the local schools. She graduated from Smith College, then received a Masters degree in Education from New York University.

For many years, Ziefert was an elementary school teacher. She taught most grades from kindergarten to fifth grade. "I liked it," she said, but she stopped teaching when she had her own sons. When her childr
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