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Little Red Riding Hood Hardcover – October 1, 2007
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In addition to his work in children's books, Jerry has had over thirty one-man retrospectives at venues ranging from the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL to the California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA. He has exhibited in over one hundred group shows in the USA, Japan, Russia, Italy, Taiwan and Jamaica. Jerry has illustrated for a wide variety of clients, including the U.S. Postal Service, National Park Service, and National Geographic. Jerry created art for the Harry Chapin Run Against Hunger commemorative poster, a foundation that helps bring food to those in need. He was invited to create a painting for the 30th Bologna Book Fait, Bologna, Italy and the NASA Art Collection at the John F. Kennedy Space Center. He was appointed to serve on the U.S. Postal Services Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee (1982-1992). In 2001 Jerry was invited by Laura Bush to illustrate and design the White House Christmas Program. He has held professorships teaching art at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; the University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and the University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. In 2003, Jerry was appointed to the National Council of the Arts - NEA (2003-2009). His art can be found in the permanent collections at the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the Delaware Art Museum and the Brandywine River Art Museum.
His works have been featured in The New York Times, Arts Section, American Artists Magazine, The Horn Book Magazine, The CBS Sunday Morning Show and PBS Reading Rainbow Room. Pinkney is also a past trustee for the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and the Katonah Museum of Art. He lives with his wife, author Gloria Jean, in Westchester County, NY.
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You know the drill. There was once a little girl whose mother made her a brilliant red cloak, giving her the titular nickname we've all grown to know and love. One winter's day her grandmother comes down with a cold, so Little Red is sent off to take her some warm food.Read more ›
I won't go into the morals of letting children watch TV, but then not allow them to experience the triumph of good over evil in fairy tales, but I will say that children need this kind of dramatic resolution in a story.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
This was a wonderful book. It was a typical story of Little Red Riding Hood. My 7 year old enjoyed it.Published 13 days ago by Jennifer
I absolutely love the illustrations on this book. That mainly why I got it but wasn't sure how it would be inside. The pictures are very big and colorful. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Nachi
Our granddaughter loves the doll and the book. Great picturesPublished 5 months ago by William K. Skeehan
The books Jerry Pinkney has illustrated were some of my favorite to read to my children, and now to my grandchildren.Published on December 30, 2013 by Merebeth
Great re-telling of this classic story, illustrations are graphic. Multi ethnic characters and a sly wolf make for good reading.Published on November 11, 2013 by Northern Virginia Mom
Pictures outstanding, text of story just marginal. I like the version where grandma hides out in the closet and locks it from the inside to escape the wolf better than him eating... Read morePublished on October 13, 2013 by Julie