The Tea Party in the Woods

The Tea Party in the Woods Review

Kikko sets out after her father with a forgotten pie for Grandma. When she arrives at a strange house in the wintry woods, a peek in the window reveals that the footprints Kikko had been following did not belong to her father at all, but to a bear in...

Title:The Tea Party in the Woods
Edition Language:English

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    Some Testimonial About This Book:

  • Kenny

    Beutifully drawn, the writing is simple and pure. I loved this book. Words here fail me, so I'll let the pictures do the talking for me ......

  • Eve

    Originally published in 2010 in Japan under the title Mori no Oku no Ochakai e, Kids Can Press translated and reprinted this edition in 2015. It’s a delightful book sketched mostly in black and whit...

  • David Schaafsma

    I read Red and I saw another Goodreads reviewer suggested this would pair nicely with that book. Both are alternative versions of Red Riding Hood. Tea Party features mostly charcoal drawings and the c...

  • Hilary

    This is a lovely story with beautiful, magical, sensitive illustrations. Kikko's father goes to visit his mother but leaves behind the pie he was meant to take. Kikko follows with the pie. Having only...

  • Betsy

    There are picture books out there that feel like short films. Some of the time they’re adapted into them (as with The Snowman or The Lost Thing or Lost and Found) and sometimes they’re made in ta...

  • Miriam

    Great art. Good story. I personally would've liked it a little longer, but this was probably correct for the intended age group.If I were Kikko I would totally have stayed for the tea party instead of...

  • Sue

    This is a delightful children's picture book, the story of a young girl's walk through the woods on the way to her grandmother's house with a pie. Yes it echoes some other tales but it is distinctive ...

  • Cornelia Funke

    Feast for the eyes, stunningly beautiful. One feels the texture of the paper and the chalk under one's fingers. And wouldn't we all want to find such company in the woods?:) ...

  • Laura

    “You’re never alone in the woods.”The Tea Party in the Woods is a lovely read filled with gorgeous illustrations, dashes of color, furry friends, and wonderful messages of sharing and support. I...

  • Calista

    Mostly black and white charcole drawings with red and yellow in them. Very stark with the theme of winter. The story is warm and inviting. It is simple and a way I can't describe. I really enjoyed thi...