Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales

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Price
$7.99  $7.43
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.0 X 7.62 X 0.49 inches | 0.32 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060564193

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About the Author

Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked--the beloved classic that is the basis for the blockbuster Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name and the major motion picture--Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of Oz. His series Another Day continues the story of Oz with The Brides of Maracoor, The Oracle of Maracoor, and The Witch of Maracoor, and his other novels include A Wild Winter Swan, Hiddensee, After Alice, Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Lost, and Mirror Mirror. He lives in New England and France.

Chris L. Demarest, illustrator of many children's books, including Firefighters A to Z, I Invited a Dragon to Dinner, Mayday! Mayday!, T. Rex at Swan Lake, and the Supertwins series, lives in Claremont, New Hampshire.

Reviews

" ... eight deeply and profoundly silly stories....Puns, literary and political references, wordplay, and sly wisdom abound....Dizzylingly funny." -- Kirkus Reviews *starred review*

"Here are amusing retellings of eight familiar fairy tales with the characters as animals, ... " -- New York Times Book Review

" ... a delightful collection, sure to be popular with sophsticated readers." -- ALA Booklist