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Little Red Riding Hood

Illustrated by Clémentine Sourdais
The traditional story of Little Red Riding Hood is given new dimensions in this striking play between light and shadow.
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Release Date: 
September 2014
17.5 × 14 cm
Full color, Leporello, 28 pages
Product details: 
picture book | 3 to 8 years
Shop Price: $16.95
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About This Book

Little Red Riding Hood is a fairy tale loved the world over. Almost every child knows the story by the Brothers Grimm of the little girl who was lured from the forest path by the evil wolf. Now, everyone can rediscover it with this enchanting little book by French illustrator Clémentine Sourdais, who gives a contemporary look to this ­traditional tale. 

Created with loving attention to detail, Sourdais’ cut-out images give the book an extraordinary haptic quality that make it a pleasure to feel and behold. Her unique settings not only make the woods, the big bad wolf, and grandmother’s house come alive on the page, but they can also be transformed into a dancing play of shadows on a wall. Held in front of a light and unfolded, this book becomes a true adventure, inviting its young readers to marvel at and experience Little Red Riding Hood’s journey in a whole new way.

Little Red Riding Hood is also available in German

Read More About This Book

Born in 1980, Clémentine Sourdais studied at the Mediterranean College of Art and Design in Marseille and the École nationale supériure des beaux-arts in Lyon. She has already brought her signature illustration style to several books that have been ­published in France: Mes ­maisons du monde (My Houses in the World), Tout sur le ­printemps (All about Spring), and Tout sur l’été (All about Summer). She lives and works in Lyon.



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