Favorite Fairy Tales
Once upon a time...children sat with great pleasure while their parents told them magical fairy tales. Reading stories aloud to children is still one of the best ways to spend time together and create lasting memories.
Take Turns Reading About Favorite Fairy-Tale Characters with This Innovative Storybook
These eight rhyming two-page tales invite children to read along with a grown-up. Each playful verse is color-coded to indicate whether it is to be read by the adult, the child, or both.
Cinderella is despised by her jealous stepmother and stepsisters, but, with the help of her Fairy Godmother, she meets a handsome prince and lives happily ever after. Children will love this 32-page easy reader that features Barbara Lanza's elegant watercolor illustrations.
This inventive and splendid retelling of a favorite tale of a girl who must trust a strange creature to help her spin straw into gold, features richly hued oil paintings that evoke a medieval world. "Zelinsky's smooth retelling and glowing pictures cast the story in a new and beautiful light." — SLJ
Surely among the most original and gifted of children's book illustrators, Paul O. Zelinsky has once again with unmatched emotional authority, control of space, and narrative capability brought forth a unique vision for an age-old tale.
Beauty lives with her father and two older sisters until she is forced to live with the Beast. When the Beast allows Beauty to visit her family for a short time, he is in danger of dying. Beauty finally agrees to marry the Beast and hopes she can save his life.