Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion

Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion

eBook - 2015
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Little Red sets off to visit her auntie who is poorly. A Very Hungry Lion approaches Little Red, wanting to gobble her up. But despite all the cunning plans by Lion, Little Red outsmarts him and soon has him saying sorry and eating doughnuts instead. A classic fairy tale with a twist by the bestselling Alex T. Smith.
Publisher: Southam : Scholastic Picture Books, 2015
Branch Call Number: Overdrive
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc
ISBN: 9781407157795


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I love the illustrations in this funny retelling of Little Red Riding Hood set in the African plains. Recommended by Gudrun

One tough, smart and confident young girl saves herself and her granny, outsmarting the big bad lion and teaching him a good lesson.

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JCLCharlesH Jul 29, 2020

This updated version of the classic Little Red Riding Hood story features a number of improved story beats from the original. Little Red is smart and kind, and the glimpses into the minds of the various characters is a great addition.

May 19, 2019

wk 2 TLK

ArapahoeCynthiaK Aug 16, 2017

Little Red Riding Hood modernized with a new attitude coupled with some giggle-inducing illustrations makes this a must-read!

LydiatheLibrarian Feb 03, 2017

One hot morning, Auntie Rosie woke up covered in spots. It was up to Little Red to get some spot medicine to Auntie Rosie. However, along the way, Little Red meets a lion who wants to gobble up Little Red and her auntie. However, things do not go as planned for the lion. A hilarious adaptation of Little Red Riding Hood

KCLSRacheal Dec 02, 2016

This book is totally funny and completely adorable!


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