Margaret's Reviews > Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China

Lon Po Po by Ed Young
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really liked it
bookshelves: aoc, childrens, fairytale-myth-inspired
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This may be my favorite Little Red Riding Hood version. It's a Chinese folktale, where the children must be clever to save themselves from a wolf that comes knocking when their mother is away. I loved the agency of the children, the artwork, and the dialog that gives lots of room for voices when reading it aloud.

Most amazingly, Marian -- my 5 month old -- listened to the entire book straight through! And it's a longer picture book! She was rapt the entire time. Quite an amazing feat.

4.5/5
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May 18, 2018 – Shelved
May 18, 2018 – Shelved as: aoc
May 18, 2018 – Shelved as: childrens
May 18, 2018 – Shelved as: fairytale-myth-inspired

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