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Staff Pick
Little Red

Little Red

Current price: $18.99
Publication Date: April 5th, 2016

Staff Reviews

"She's little, and she's wearing a red riding hood, but don't think you know what's going to happen to this little girl. In a world full of princesses and other dubious role models for young readers, Bethan Wollvin's heroine is smart and capable. Bold, graphic illustrations and a cracking story combine to make Little Red a book you'll be happy to read again and again, even without a kid on your lap."

— David


In this New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, girl power abounds as Little Red unravels the big bad wolf's plan.

On her way to Grandma's house, Little Red meets a wolf. That might scare some little girls, but not this little girl. She knows just what the wolf is up to, and she's not going to let him get away with it!

In this modern picture book update to "Little Red Riding Hood," author-illustrator Bethan Woollvin uses sly humor, striking visuals, and a bit of ingenuity to turn a familiar tale on its head. Perfect for mighty feminists and young readers who love fairy tales.

About the Author

Bethan Woollvin graduated from the Cambridge School of Art with a First Class Degree in Illustration. She has since made a name for herself with dark and witty twists on traditional stories. Her fractured fairy tale, Little Red, was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book. Bethan lives in England.

Praise for Little Red

"This is how fairy tales were meant to be told."—School Library Journal

"A fine, feisty retelling"—Kirkus Reviews

"The text and artwork are smart"—Publishers Weekly

"A smart, empowering retelling"—Booklist