Contributor biographical information for Little Red Riding-Hood / written and illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.


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Jerry Pinkney is one of children's literature's most time-honored artists. He has been illustrating children's books for over 40 years and has more than 75 books to his credit. He has the rare distinction of being the recipient of five Caldecott Honor books. He has also won the Coretta Scott King Award five times, the Coretta Scott King Honor three times, and was nominated for the prestigious international Hans Christian Anderson Award.

His award-winning books include JOHN HENRY and SAM AND THE TIGERS by Julius Lester and THE TALKING EGGS by Robert D. Sans Souci. His retellings of classic children's tales include Hans Christian Anderson's THE UGLY DUCKLING and LITTLE MATCH GIRL, Rudyard Kipling's RIKKI-TIKKI-TAVI, and most recently, LITTLE RED HEN, which was just awarded a New York Times Best Illustrated Book citation. Jerry has also illustrated for a wide variety of major clients, including the First Lady and President of the United States, National Geographic, the National Parks Service, and the U.S. Postal Service.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Fairy tales.
Folklore -- Germany.