Once upon a time in pencil school, a teacher named Mrs. 2 told her class, 'Today we're going to write a story!' 'Yippee!' said the birthday pencil. 'Slammin?!' said the basketball pencil. 'Sharp!' said Little Red. So begins a hilarious re-telling of Little Red Riding Hood, in which a brave little red pencil finds her way through the many perils of story composition, faces a ravenous pencil sharpener (the Wolf 3000), and saves the day. This smart, entertaining book combines a lot of silly jokes with a satisfying story and an insightful exploration of children's writing process.