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Carmine: A Little More Red

Written and illustrated by Melissa Sweet
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And, as Carmine takes off on her bicycle with Rufus, that is just what she intends to do. But Carmine is a dreamy painter, always in search of capturing just the right hue in her drawings, and this drawing—the one she begins in a lovely forest clearing just off the path to Granny’s—must be her best yet.

Here is a new, lively retelling of a timeless tale with enough twists and turns to keep readers guessing until the very end.

What Kind of Book is Carmine: A Little More Red

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The Book Snob Mom
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This book is an alphabet book, as well as a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood with a bit of a twist. Sensitive readers will enjoy that Grandma and Red don’t actually get eaten (the wolf only takes the soup bones home to her pups) and the illustrations are great, but the alphabet backbone of the story felt random and forced and the entire thing fell a little flat for me.

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Book Topics › alphabet (ABCs)
Excellent Alphabet Children's Books
Book Topics › Little Red Riding Hood stories
Little Red Riding Hood Stories, Retellings and Fractured Fairy Tales
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Who Wrote Carmine: A Little More Red

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  • 2005 New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Book Award

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Book Details

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Publication Date:
May 2, 2005