LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD is one of the best known folktales for children. Dating back to 17th century France, the story of the big bad wolf who impersonates Little Red Riding Hood's grandmother has delighted kids through the years all over the world.
Now, award-winning artist Jerry Pinkney revives the classic tale with the unique multicultural sensibility that is a trademark of his art. The happy ending and cozy illustrations will warm the hearts of children and parents who read this charming new version of a timeless tale by one of the most acclaimed and beloved children's illustrators for two generations.
Jerry Pinkney is one of the most heralded children's book illustrators of all time. He has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honors and the winner of the 2010 Caldecott medal for The Lion and the Mouse, and has since created two companion picture books: The Tortoise & the Hare and The Grasshopper & the Ants. He has won the Coretta Scott King Award five times, the Coretta Scott King Honor four times, and has been nominated for the prestigious Hans Christian Anderson Award. He was also the first children's book illustrator elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He lives with his wife, author Gloria Jean Pinkney, in Croton-on-Hudson, New York. The artist invites you to visit his website at jerrypinkneystudio.com.