Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood

25885733Red: The True Story of Red Riding Hood by Liesl Shurtliff

My rating: 2 of 5 stars
Received: Publisher
First Published: April 12th, 2016
Publisher: Knopf BFYR
Recommended Age: 8+
Pacing: Fast
Genres & Themes: Middle Grade, Fantasy, Adventure


With the help of a blond, porridge-sampling nuisance called Goldie, Red goes on a quest to cure Granny. Her journey takes her through dwarves’ caverns to a haunted well and a beast’s castle. All the while, Red and Goldie are followed by a wolf and a huntsman—two mortal enemies who seek the girls’ help to defeat each other. And one of them just might have the magical solution Red is looking for. . . . Continue reading