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Paul Galdoneand#8217;s masterful storytelling brings new life to this familiar high-stakes tale of a mysterious little man who makes a devastating deal with the millerand#8217;s daughter. Sold to a king who expects her to spin straw into gold, she promises Rumpelstilstkin the most valuable thing of all in exchange for his help, and she must outwit him when he comes to claim his due.
Children will delight in the illustrations, replete with details and rich colors. This new addition to the Folk Tale Classics series is an outstanding addition to any fairy tale collection.
Paul Galdoneand#8217;s striking retelling and spirited illustrations give new life to Grimmand#8217;s classic tale of a strange little man who helps the millerand#8217;s daughter spin straw into gold. This addition to the Folk Tale Classics series has an enchanting new cover and is sure to please readers of all ages.
This familiar nursery tale features a warmly appealing bear family and a naughty, gap-toothed Goldilocks.
Once upon a time, there were three bears who lived peacefully together in a house in the woods . . . until Goldilocks came along! Great Big, Middle-Sized, and Little Wee readers alike will love this delightful depiction of the original folk tale.
About the Author
Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. There he was introduced to the process of bookmaking, an activity that was soon to become his lifelong career. Before his death in 1986, Mr. Galdone illustrated almost three hundred books, many of which he himself wrote or retold. He is fondly remembered for his contemporary style, bright earthy humor, and action-filled illustrations, which will continue to delight for generations to come.
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