A fresh take on a timeless fairy tale—a completely original version to this classic story with gorgeous, evocative paper cut-outs that "take the breath away." (Kirkus, starred review)
★ Publishers Weekly, starred review!
★ School Library Journal, starred review!
★ Kirkus Reviews, starred review!
This stunning edition of the favorite fable about a little girl in red on her journey through the woods makes brilliant use of laser die-cut paper and silhouette-like illustrations to enliven every page. Sybille Schenker’s evocative and exquisite illustrations bring a unique beauty and graphic excellence to this beloved favorite.
★ "A remarkable example of the book as art." – Publishers Weekly, starred review
★ "Schenker's illustrations and design combine with Bell's graceful translation to take the breath away." – Kirkus Reviews, starred review
★ "An eloquent narrative, stunning artwork, and exquisite bookmaking grace the Grimm Brothers’s classic tale….The clever way that visual effects are used and reused—shifting and redefining mood and meaning—provides an understated yet cinematic reading experience. A lovely addition to fairy and folktale collections." – School Library Journal, starred review
"Schenker’s evocative and exquisite illustrations bring a unique beauty and graphic excellence to this beloved favorite.You may have read 100 different Little Red Riding Hood books, but you’ve not seen one like this before…..a keepsake book to be treasured." – Smart Books for Smart Kids
"Check out Schenker’s gorgeous edition of the Grimms’ Little Red Riding Hood. Schenker uses die-cut paper illustrations and delicate layering to unfold the tradition marchen, pulling the reader through a familiar yet menacing landscape that surprises with each turn of the page." – Slate.com
"The intricate paper cutouts . . . will send chills down your spine. They're just incredible. Every piece of the illustrations becomes important, from what we can see through the cutouts to the shadows to what we see on the other side of each cutout. The book is just absolutely flawless.” - Let’s Talk Picture Books
"Schenker’s illustration style, utilizing die-cut paper layering and transparencies to draw the reader from page to page, deserves high praise."– Something to Read For the Train blog
"Sure to be treasured." – Teenreads.com