Lon Po Po

Lon Po Po

A Red-Riding Hood Story From China

Paperback - 1990
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Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Scholastic Inc., 1990, c1989.
ISBN: 9780590440691
0590440691
Characteristics: [32] pages :,color illustrations ;,25 cm.

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6semkereaders
Mar 31, 2016

A good comparison from the traditional European Little Red Riding Hood. I thought it was going to be rather dark, but it wasn't so much. The pictures are a little vague, more dark than the cartoons we are used to -not for children under 5.

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mysamsoons
Jun 20, 2015

from the grimm brothers' "little red riding hood," ed young presents china's own spin on the classic tale in which three sisters strive to outwit the big bad wolf. both narrative & art work hand-in-hand to create a richly intense atmosphere---& while the artwork alone makes checking out lon po po worth it, I second that the illustrations may frighten young(er) readers.

nypl_morningside_heights Dec 04, 2014

Wonderful art work. Interesting to see another culture take on "Red Riding Hood" type of tale. Tale is geared for age 4 and older

Mark_Daly May 23, 2014

In a refreshing departure from the Red Riding Hood template, three sisters rise to the challenge when they find themselves sharing a bed with a hungry wolf. The spooky, evocative illustrations may be too intense for the youngest readers.

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