Award winning author/adapter/illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky’s Caldecott Medal Winning book! Perfect for readers of all fairy tales.
“A breathtaking interpretation gives the fairy tale new art-historical roots, with illustrations that daringly-and effectively-mimic the masters of Italian Renaissance painting.”–Publishers Weekly
Trapped in a tower with no door, Rapunzel is allowed to see no one but the sorceress who has imprisoned her-until the day a young prince hears her singing to the forest birds. . . . The timeless tale of Rapunzel is vividly and magnificently brought to life through Paul O. Zelinsky’s powerful sense of narrative and his stunning oil paintings.
“Simply put, this is a gorgeous book; it demonstrates respect for the traditions of painting and the fairy tale while at the same time adhering to a singular, wholly original, artistic vision.” (The Horn Book, starred review)
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About The Brothers Grimm
Jacob Ludwig Karl, the elder of the brothers Grimm, was born in 1785, and Wilhelm Karl in the following year. They both studied at Marburg, and from 1808 to 1829 mainly worked in Kassel as state-appointed librarians, Jacob also assisting… More about The Brothers Grimm
Published by Puffin Books Oct 14, 2002| 48 Pages| 9 x 12| 5-8 years| ISBN 9780142301937