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A Handful of Beans: Six Fairy Tales Retold by Jeanne Steig with Illustrations by Wiliam Steig

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Publisher Comments:

Six fairy tales are told anew,And spiced with picturesquite a few.It took a pair of Steigs to do 'em: 'Twas Jeanne who wrote 'em. William drew 'em. Here's Rumpelstiltskin, in a rage; The Frog Prince hops right off the page; Hansel and Gretel thwart the witch; Jack slays the giant (and gets rich); Red Riding Hood and Gram survive; The Beast and Beauty wed, and thrive. That's quite enough. The book's a killer. To say more would be idle filler.

Synopsis:

"Rumplestiltskin", "The Frog Prince", "Hansel and Gretel", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "LIttle Red Riding Hood", and "Beauty and the Beast" are retold in this fairy tale collection. Full color.

About the Author

Author Bio

Jeanne and Bill Steig have collaborated on three other books, including Alpha Beta Chowder. They live in Boston, MA.

Table of Contents

Rumpelstiltskin — Beauty and the Beast — Hansel and Gretel — Little Red Riding Hood — The Frog Prince — Jack and the beanstalk.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780062051622
Subtitle:
Six Fairy Tales Retold by Jeanne Steig with Illustrations by Wiliam Steig
Retold:
Steig, Jeanne
Author:
by Jeanne Steig and William Steig
Author:
Steig, William
Author:
Steig, Jeanne
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Humorous Stories
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Bedtime & Dreams
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Publication Date:
19981023
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from K up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
6.08x7.84x.71 in. .80 lbs.
Age Level:
100

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Product details 144 pages HarperCollins Publishers - English 9780062051622 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Rumplestiltskin", "The Frog Prince", "Hansel and Gretel", "Jack and the Beanstalk", "LIttle Red Riding Hood", and "Beauty and the Beast" are retold in this fairy tale collection. Full color.

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