Monday, July 6, 2015
Far Out Fairy Tales: Red Riding Hood, Superhero
Stone Arch Books, 2015
Audience: Children, Younger Teens
While taking a tour of Area 54 with her grandmother, the President of the United States, little Ruby Topper discovers a mysterious little alien carrying a red hood. When Ruby dons the crimson cape and cowl, it grants her AMAZING SUPERPOWERS! But will her newfound abilities be enough to save the White House -- and her grandmother -- from the rampaging Big Bad Wolf-Bot?
Red Riding Hood becomes a less helpless in this awesome graphic novel. Her backstory is fantastic. Overall, this version definitely empowers the girls in the story. Grandma is the President and Red Riding Hood has superpowers. This is a fun modern retelling of the traditional story that all kids will enjoy.