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Lon Po Po

Lon Po Po

by Ed Young Illustrated by Ed Young
On their grandmother's birthday, three children are left at home when their mother goes to visit her. Little do they know that a hungry wolf is waiting for her to leave. He disguises himself as an old woman and knocks on the door.
Won't they let their grandmother in? The eldest granddaughter, Shang, is fooled. She opens the door. The little ones are so happy to see their Po Po. And Po Po is happy to see them; they're so sweet and plump.
One thing is the same throughout the world: A big bad wolf is a big bad wolf. But he's never a match for a clever girl with a plan, and Po Po won't know what hit her in this exciting Red Riding Hood story.
"[This] gripping variation of Red Riding Hood...is an outstanding achievement that will be pored over again and again." — School Library Journal
Winner of the 1990 Randolph Caldecott Medal.
Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
670L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
PEG - PENGUIN GROUP INC
Number of Pages
32
Genre
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Ed Young Author and Illustrator Ed Young won the 1990 Caldecott Medal for his book, Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China.
Contributor Image Alt Tag Ed Young Author and Illustrator Ed Young won the 1990 Caldecott Medal for his book, Lon Po Po: A Red Riding Hood Story from China.

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