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Lon Po Po, A Red Riding Hood Story From China

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With characteristic flair and energy, award-winning artist Ed Young illustrates the ancient Chinese version of the favorite fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood. Young's vibrant, yet delicate, pastels and watercolors add drama to the deftly translated story. This version finds three sisters staying home alone who are endangered by a hungry wolf disguised as their grandmother. 

Beautifully painted and full of energy and movement, you won’t want to miss adding Lon Po Po to your home book collection. 

 Caldecott Medal Winner



  • Retold and Illustrated by Ed Young.
  • Published by Puffin Books, April 16, 1996.
  • Ages 4 to 8 years
  • 0.11" H x 10.01" L x 8.03" W (0.28 lbs) 32 pages
  • Softcover


Praise for Lon Po Po

A gripping variation of Red Riding Hood. This is an outstanding achievement that will be pored over again and again. -- School Library Journal