Lon Po Po
A Red Riding Hood Story from China
Author: Ed Young
Grade Level Equivalent:
Guided Reading Level:
Fables, Folk Tales and Myths
Chinese and Chinese American, Cleverness
Three sisters staying home alone are endangered by a hungry wolf who is disguised as their grandmother.
Praise for Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China
"[This] gripping variation of Red Riding Hood...is an outstanding achievement that will be pored over again and again." — School Library Journal, starred review
"The illustrations seem to throb with the mystery and terror of the wolf." — The Horn Book, starred review.
Winner of the 1990 Randolph Caldecott Medal.
Author and Illustrator Ed Young won the 1990 Caldecott Medal for his book, Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China.