Rapunzel

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm; Illustrated by Maja Dusíková

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£10.99
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Quick Look

  • Beautiful hardcover edition of the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale
  • Soft, warm illustrations by Maja Dusíková bring this much-loved story to life

The classic Grimm fairy tale of Rapunzel and her prince is wonderfully brought to life with soft, colourful illustrations by popular illustrator Maja Dusíková.

Format:
hardback
Size:
294 x 219 mm
Publisher:
Floris Books
Subject:
Picture Books
Illustrations:
colour illustrations
Age Range:
From 4 to 7 years
Extent:
32 pages
ISBN:
9781782503828
Publication date:
19 Jan 2017

Description

"Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair!"

Trapped at the top of a tall tower, every day Rapunzel throws down her long, long golden hair for her captor, the enchantress, to climb. Until one day the King's son discovers Rapunzel and they fall in love.

The prince and Rapunzel devise a plan to escape -- but the enchantress discovers their scheme and chops off Rapunzel's hair. Will the couple be parted forever?

This classic fairy tale is wonderfully brought to life with soft, colourful illustrations by popular illustrator Maja Dusíková.

Reviews

On Dusíkováís edition of The Princess and the Pea:
'Dusikova's pictures are full of soft edges and soft colours, with pretty architectual details and an assortment of castle denizens, including a pair of cats and a toddler in a jester's motley. A rendering to bring a smile or possibly a giggle.'
-- Kirkus Review (USA)

Author

Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, often known as the Brothers Grimm, were German professors whose collections of folk tales and fairy tales have been loved for generations.

Maja Dusíková was born in Slovakia in 1946. She has illustrated over forty books for children. She lives with her family in Florence, Italy. She is the illustrator of The Princess and the Pea (Floris Books).

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