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Clever Katarina: A Tale in Six Parts

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In the grand tradition of fairy tales, clever and beautiful Katarina must solve the kings riddle in order to become queen, or risk her dear father going to prison. She must get to the castle — not clothed, yet not naked; not riding, yet not walking; not on the road, yet not off the road. Will kindhearted Katarina be able to solve the riddle and save her father from his fate?

Renowned storyteller Ken Setterington has borrowed from European folk traditions to tell an enchanting story of a young girl — intelligent, observant, and pure of heart — whose sensitivity and acumen saves the day.

Nelly and Ernst Hofers delicate cut-paper art of scherenschnitt makes this storybook an exquisite addition to any collection.

About the Author

Ken Setterington is an international authority on childrens books. He was named the first Children and Youth Advocate for Library Services by the Toronto Public Library and won a prestigious Toronto Arts Award for Writing and Publishing for his work with childrens literature. Most recently, he co-wrote A Guide to Canadian Childrens Books. He has published two books for children with Tundra: The Snow Queen and Wild Swans, both of which were also illustrated by the Hofers.

Nelly and Ernst Hofer learned the folk art of scherenschnitt in their native Switzerland. Their first book was the award-winning Silent Night: The Song From Heaven by Linda Granfield. Nelly and Ernst Hofer live on a farm in Perth County, Ontario.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780887767647
Subtitle:
A Tale in Six Parts
Publisher:
Tundra Books
Retold by:
Setterington, Ken
Retold:
Setterington, Ken
Illustrator:
Hofer, Nelly
Illustrator:
Hofer, Ernst
Author:
Hofer, Ernst
Author:
Setterington, Ken
Author:
art by Nelly and Ernst Hofer
Author:
Retold by Ken Setterington
Author:
Hofer, Nelly
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - General
Subject:
Legends, Myths, & Fables - Other
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Children s-General
Publication Date:
20061010
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.18x7.40x.36 in. .66 lbs.
Age Level:
08-10

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