Original Kindle Kids’ Corner eBook Review by Peyton H., Westwood Schools
eBook Title: Red Riding Hood
Author’s Name: Sarah Blakley-Cartwright & David Leslie
Kindle Price: $9.99
Kindle Kids Corner Reviewer Name: Peyton H., Westwood Schools
Peyton’s Review: Red Riding Hood is a riveting novel. I was not able to put the book down. You will be so curious to find out what happens next! In this modernized version of the classic folk tale, Valerie, a young girl in old Britain, is happy and full of life. ~ Until tragedy strikes. ~ Her beloved sister, Lucy, is killed by a menacing beast, the wolf, The wolf has haunted their English town for centuries. The Wolf usually only comes out during a full moon. However, for one week, a special Blood Moon, both full and totally red, appears in the sky. During this time, Valerie searches to discover which villager is behind the wolf, and why he wants her. Is it the one she loves and is destined to marry? Is it a dear family member? Find out in Red Riding Hood. It is a wonderful read that you are sure to enjoy!
Peyton’s Questions for students reading this book: Why does she think the wolf wants to kill her? Is the wolf a real animal or a person who takes animal form? Why does she think it might be the one she loves? Why did you enjoy the book? Supernatural elements? Love story? Suspense? Why do you recommend this book? Or do you?
Teacher Name: Deana Rogers
Educational Value: 2/ 5
Entertainment Value: 5/ 5
Device on Which This Book Was Read: Kindle
Date Review Filed: 2-28-11
Posted at Kindle Kids’ Corner for Thursday, March 10, 2011
(Editor’s Note: Congratulations to Peyton H. of Westwood School, our second Kindle Kids’ Corner reviewer, for a terrific and very timely review just before Friday’s theatrical release of the Warner Bros. film starring Amanda Seyfried, Lukas Haas, and Gary Oldman. It too is titled Red Riding Hood, and it is rated PG-13. -Steve Windwalker)