Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story From China
Author: Ed Young
Publisher: Penguin: 1996
By reading ancient Chinese myths in a fun story setting, kids will learn the meanings behind some of China's most famous idioms.Chinese language has a very special category of Chinese idioms called chengyu, a unique style of idiom always told in four characters
WINNER OF THE RANDOLPH CALDECOTT MEDAL, AWARDED TO THE ARTIST OF THE MOST DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN PICTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR(Young's) command of page composition and his sensitive use of color give the book a visual force that matches the strength of the story and stands as one of the illustrator's best efforts. --Booklist Absolutely splendid. -- Kirkus Reviews. An extraordinary and powerful book. -- Publisher's Weekly The now-classic Chinese retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, and one of the most celebrated picture books of our time.