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A first book of fairy tales

by Hoffman, Mary, 1945-

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
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Dormont Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J 398.2 H67
Location  Dormont Public Library
 
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Call Number  J 398.2 H67
 
 
 
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Andrew Carnegie Free Library Juvenile Theme Collection CHECKED OUT
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Summary
In this beautifully illustrated book, 14 classic fairy tales are retold for young children. Old favorites, such as "Cinderella" and "Jack and the Beanstalk," are presented alongside some lesser known stories, such as "The Fisherman and his Wife" and "Diamonds and Toads." Mary Hoffman's charming retellings use simple, lyrical language ideal for reading aloud, while Julie Downing's illustrations bring the characters to life. The stories in this collection show the consequences of greed, pride, and vanity, but also tell of the love that grows from a kind heart and a cheerful nature. And along the way, there is a wealth of magic and fun to be enjoyed.
Contents
Cinderella
the selfish giant
Rapunzel
Jack and the beanstalk
Sleeping Beauty
The little mermaid
The frog prince
Beauty and the Beast
Diamonds and toads
The twelve dancing princesses
The fisherman and his wife
The princess and the pea
Rumpelstiltskin
The snow Queen.

Additional Information
Subjects Fairy tales.
Folklore.
Publisher New York :DK Publishing,2001
Edition 1st American ed.
Contributors Downing, Julie.
Language English
Description 80 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
ISBN 0789479060
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