Little Red Writing by Joan Holub


Little Red Writing by Joan Holub

Once upon a time in pencil school, a teacher named Mrs. 2 told her class, 'Today we're going to write a story!' 'Yippee!' said the birthday pencil. 'Slammin'!' said the basketball pencil. 'Sharp!' said Little Red.Acclaimed writer Joan Holub and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet team up in this hilarious and exuberant retelling of Little Red Riding Hood, in which a brave little red pencil finds her way through the many perils of writing a story, faces a ravenous pencil sharpener (the Wolf 3000) ...and saves the day.


The youngest of readers will appreciate this gorgeous tree-shaped board

About the Author

Joan Holub has hundreds of pencils. Some are red. Others are glittery, sporty, or full of holiday cheer. They are all supersharp and good at writing books. They've helped Joan write more than 130 books, including ZERO THE HERO (with Tom Lichtenheld) and KNUCKLEHEADS. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. Learn more at Melissa Sweet has illustrated nearly 100 children's books, including the Caldecott Honor Book, The Right Word and A River of Words and the Sibert Medal winner Balloons Over Broadway. She used 17 HB pencils in creating this book, and saves all her pencil stubs. She lives in Rockport, Maine. See all of her books at

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36 pages


Joan Holub
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Publication date

28th March 2016



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