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The Salmon Princess: An Alaska Cinderella Story

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Publisher Comments:

In this adaptation of the well-loved fairy tale, the father still has his head in the clouds and the stepmother is as mean as ever. But this story is set in the Last Frontier, and its details and imagery reflect Alaska's landscape and sensibility: the fairy godmother becomes an eagle spirit, the glass slipper a fisherwoman's boot. Evocative writing and colorful artwork distinguish this playful retelling of the classic. Here children learn about cultures and ways of life but happy endings are still the rule.

Synopsis:

In this adaptation of the well-loved fairy tale, the story is set in the Last Frontier, and its details and imagery reflect Alaska's landscape and sensibility: the fairy godmother becomes an eagle spirit, the glass slipper a fisherwoman's boot. Full color.

About the Author

Mindy Dwyer is also the author and illustrator of Quilt of Dreams. Her artwork can be seen in numerous publications and in galleries across the United States. She lived in Alaska for many years. She now lives in Saugerties, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570613555
Subtitle:
An Alaska Cinderella Story
Author:
Dwyer, Mindy
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Location:
Seattle, Wash.
Subject:
Fishing
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Country/Ethnic-General
Subject:
Alaska
Subject:
Hope
Subject:
Stepfamilies
Subject:
JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore/Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
cinderella;alaska
Subject:
cinderella;alaska;fairy tales;salmon
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no 2
Publication Date:
20040309
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from P up to 2
Language:
English
Illustrations:
20 color illustrations
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
1100x850
Age Level:
04-08

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