( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk

Hile at the same time helping to develop a rich vocabularySprinkled into the story and the illustrations readers will find three blind mice Little Boy Blue and some pigs looking to by some siding for a three house they have just builtThe style beloved in Balloons Over Broadway is seen within this earlier work panels carrying the within this earlier work Panels carrying the are embedded within the larger image on the page little asides from Sweet add to the charm of this book This creative take on the classic Little Red Riding Hood is set up in an ABC book format But don t be mistaken it s no baby book Melissa Sweet has chosen to highlight some wonderful words as she tells the story of Carmine dilly dallying on her way to grandma s house The reader is sure to expand their vocabulary with words like exuisite indeed lurking reckoned and surreal The story opens with Carmine cleverly named a shade of red painting a picture in her bedroom thinking about how Granny taught her to read with alphabet soup when her mother tells her that granny is on the phone The next illustration shows Carmine s side of the conversation as granny invites her over for soup In a speech bubble Carmine states Uh huh I ll be careful and Huh uh I won t stop along the way Carmine s mother even shouts to Carmine not to dilly dally when Carmine rides away on her bicycle As the reader would probably guess Carmine does not go straight to Granny s she decides to stop and rest but realizes that the light is exuisite that morning and she decides to paint a picture While Carmine is painting her dog Rufus notices an odd scent in the air one he is certain is a wolf Carmine is so involved in the painting she is making for Granny she misses many signs that she should get on her way Then Rufus comes face to face with the wolf and a humorous conversation takes place Wolf finds out they are on there way to Granny s and when he makes a surprise visit Granny shouts WOLF so loudly that Carmine is able to hear from the top of the hill After entering the house and looking at the clues in the itchen Carmine decides granny is missing But wait She hears a distant yodeling and discovers Granny in the closet The story ends happily when Carmine is able to give Granny the painting she painted along the way and promises never to dawdle againThis happy ending version is a nice twist to an old favorite and even includes some other popular fairytales throughout The three blind mice and the three little pigs are cleverly referred to in this already funny book Reading the pictures is a must in this version Some text is included in speech bubbles and parts of the story will be missed if the detailed pictures are not closely examined This book could be used in many ways in a 1st 5th grade classroom The vocabulary lends itself to lessons related to context clues and the illustrations would be a great match for a strategy lesson on making inferences It would also be a great mentor text for an ABC book project. St be her best yet Here is a new lively retelling of a timeless tale with enough twists and turns to eep readers guessing until the very end. At and each page highlights a new vocabulary word though the words are pretty random ranging from green and joke to haiku and nincompoop Okay I can see a little id enjoying that last one But I m trying to imagine a parent having to kid enjoying that last one But I m trying to imagine a parent having to and explain surreal to a six year oldAnd flipping back through I just realized this is an alphabet book You d think the fact that it starts with a story about her grandmother making alphabet soup would have tipped me off but I was hungry and reading while waiting for my dinner to cook and all I could think was alphabet soup sounded really good When was the last time I had some Could I buy some Or maybe make it There s a recipe at the end I might try it Part retelling of Little Red Riding end I might try it Part retelling of Little Red Riding part alphabet bookpart vocabulary book100% infused with Melissa Sweet s magic Summary Carmine s granny teaches her how to read by making Alphabet soup and whenever she makes a bowl of soup Carmine is invited over for lunch however Granny informs Carmine that she heard a wolf and to look out for danger on the way through the forest to her house especially because Carmine dilly dallies Despite her granny s warnings Carmine stopped along her bike ride on the way to Granny s to rest and paint The wolf spies on Carmine and Rufus her dog and heads over to Granny s house The wolf then pillages Granny s They Shall Be One Flesh kitchen and steals all the bones Granny uses to make her famous soup but he does no harm to Granny Carmine then promises Granny to never dilly dally again and then she speeds home not stopping once Theme The major theme of the story is listening because had Carmine not stopped to paint when she was told to come straight to Granny s there wouldn t have been a conflict with the wolf since it wouldn t havenown where Carmine was going After the conflict is resolved Carmine does listen and doesn t stop when going home which leads to a stress free bike ride back Star Rating Three starsPersonal Response I liked the book but I thought it was unrealistic how Granny was simply locked in a closet unharmed and the only thing taken was the bones used to make Alphabet Soup None of the other ingredients were taken back by the wolf for its pups either which didn t make sense to me eitherMy Recommendation I would definitely recommend the book to children in pre through first or maybe second grade who are just learning how to read because the book highlights are particular word in the text and uses it in a sentence simple enough to word the meaning of that word can be grasped by a beginning reader Before taking the Robert F Sibert Award for Balloons over Broadway The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy s Parade Melissa Sweet created this little alphabet book her debut picture book A delightful retelling of Little Red Riding Hood Carmine is a little girl invited to her grandmother s house for some alphabet soup On the way she encounters a wolf And a number of sight words that will be fun for younger readers Pturing just the right hue in her drawings and this drawing the one she begins in a lovely forest clearing just off the path to Granny’s mu. Carmine A Little More Red


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    FREE READ Ã HAPPYPINK.CO.UK ï Melissa Sweet ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk Melissa Sweet ï 1 REVIEW Granny isn't sick she's just making a nice pot of alphabet soup What could be natural than to ring a favorite grandchild and invite her over? Our artistically inclined red loving protagonist hops on her bike taking her painting supplies and faithful dog and off into the woods she goes Don't dilly dally her mother reminds her but she can't resist pausing to sketch a scenic spot And then a little farther off she spies some poppies

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    Melissa Sweet ï 1 REVIEW ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk This creative take on the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” is set up in an ABC book format But don’t be mi

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    ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk FREE READ Ã HAPPYPINK.CO.UK ï Melissa Sweet Part retelling of Little Red Riding Hood;part alphabet bookpart vocabulary book100% infused with Melissa Sweet's magic

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    ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk Melissa Sweet ï 1 REVIEW Carmine a girl that loves red is filled with imagination and demonstrates this through her beautiful portraits she paints for her grandmother

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    Melissa Sweet ï 1 REVIEW ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk Before taking the Robert F Sibert Award for Balloons over Broadway The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade Melissa Sweet created this little alphabet book her debut picture book A delightful retelling of Little Red Riding Hood Carmine is a little girl invited to her grandmother's house for some alphabet soup On

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    DOWNLOAD Carmine A Little More Red ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk FREE READ Ã HAPPYPINK.CO.UK ï Melissa Sweet One of my new favorite alphabet books that is nestled within a classic Little Red Riding Hood Readers get a special treat when they enjoy this Caldecott worthy picture book a classic wa twist that carries with it the genre of being an ABC book that truly has a fun adventuresome character My daughter brought this home from library at school we ordered one for my ahem her personal library right away

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    DOWNLOAD Carmine A Little More Red Melissa Sweet ï 1 REVIEW FREE READ Ã HAPPYPINK.CO.UK ï Melissa Sweet A fun twist on the Little Red Riding Hood story with the added addition of an alphabet book Great vocabulary and interesting format would be great to use with upper elementary students

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    FREE READ Ã HAPPYPINK.CO.UK ï Melissa Sweet ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk Summary Carmine's granny teaches her how to read by making Alphabet soup and whenever she makes a bowl of soup Carmine is invited over for lunch; however Granny informs Carmine that she heard a wolf and to look out for danger on the way through the forest to her house especially because Carmine dilly dallies Despite her granny's warnings Carmine stopped along her bike ride on the way to Granny's to rest and paint The wolf spies on Carmine

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    ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk FREE READ Ã HAPPYPINK.CO.UK ï Melissa Sweet DOWNLOAD Carmine A Little More Red A contemporary take on “Little a Red Riding Hood” Detailed colorful illustrations give kids a lot to look at and each page highlights a new vocabulary word though the words are pretty random ranging from green and joke to haiku and nincompoop Okay I can see a little kid enjoying that last one But I’m trying to imagine a parent having to stop and explain surreal to a six year oldAnd flipping back through I just realized this is an alp

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    DOWNLOAD Carmine A Little More Red ( [ONLINE] Carmine A Little More Red ) By Melissa Sweet – happypink.co.uk Melissa Sweet ï 1 REVIEW There were things I liked about this Little Red Riding Hood story and things I didn't I liked the characterizat

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