"Artfully understated retelling and magnificent paintings result in an unsurpassable presentation of the ancient fairytale.--Publishers Weekly.
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Rika Lesser is a poet and translator of Swedish and German literature.
Paul Zelinsky was born in Evanston, Illinois. He attended Yale University, where he took a course with Maurice Sendak, which later inspired him to pursue a career in children's books. Afterwards he received a graduate degree in painting from Tyler School of Art, in Philadelphia and Rome. Paul Zelinsky lives in New York with his wife, Deborah, and the younger of their two daughters.Review:
"Without a doubt, it is the most beautiful fairy tale I’ve seen this year." —Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production, School Library Journal
"Gorgeous... A sumptuous edition of the old fairy tale uses striking design to place readers in the forest with the children... the text has an appropriately old-fashioned feel that supports Schenker’s masterful interpretation." —Kirkus Reviews
"Sybille' Schenker's evocative and exquisite illustrations bring a quince beauty to this enduring fairy tale . . . . one of the most beautifully illustrated children's books I've read . . . . definitely a must have!" —mundiekids.blogspot.com
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Book Description Putnam Juvenile, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Paul O. Zelinsky (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0399217258
Book Description Putnam Juvenile. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0399217258 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1074891