Miyakoshi, Akiko The Tea Party in the Woods. PICTURE BOOK. Kids Can Press, 2015. $17.
A little girl races to follow her father through the woods with a pie for Grandma. When she accidently falls and ruins the pie, an unexpected group of being come to her rescue.
Don’t think about Little Red Riding Hood and her trip thru the forest – it won’t help you with this book – it will only confuse you. Kikko’s story has it charm, but only really kicks in near the end. The black and white drawings with a hint of color are perfect for the wintry setting.
EL (K-3) – OPTIONAL. Cindy, Library Teacher