Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood
Publish date: 2016-04-12
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
Audience: Upper Elementary/Middle School The first time I tried my hand at magic, I grew roses out of my nose. - First sentence Red's granny is sick (maybe dying) and she is determined to find a way to save her. She sets off on an adventure that brings understanding, knowledge, fear, excitemen...
My daughter encouraged me to read Rump, also by Shurtliff, as soon as she finished it. I loved that she chose that book, because it looked like the big chunky books I always love, that invite a long stay on the couch under a cozy blanket (its gloomy and cold as I write this). While Rump is still on ...
I think I liked this book more than I liked Rump. Oh, Rump was good, but there were times when I was getting bored wondering when something was going to happen. Not so with Red. I couldn't figure out where the story was going and I couldn't wait to find out. I liked the inter-weaving of so many diff...