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Rapunzel visits the trendy '70s in this far-out retelling
Rapunzel, like everyone else in the 1970s, has long hair. But only Rapunzel, from atop a penthouse in which she is imprisoned by her evil Aunt Esme, has hair so long that it sweeps the sidewalk in front of the building. The elevators don't work, so Aunt Esme uses Rapunzel's hair to come and go. And poor Rapunzel spends day after lonely day surrounded by orange-and-brown-patterned walls and shag carpeting, listening to her beloved LPs. Then, at last, a handsome stranger climbs up Rapunzel's hair...why, he's the glam-rock prince of her dreams! David Roberts's funky 1970s illustrations give this Rapunzel an exciting new twist. Bellbottoms, disco balls, and long sideburns make this the funkiest fairy tale ever! AUTHOR BIO: Lynn Roberts previously collaborated with her brother David as the author of Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story, a Child Magazine Best Book of 2001. She lives in London. David Roberts has illustrated ten books, including Dirty Bertie and Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story. Publishers Weekly praised Cinderella, saying, "With this volume's attention to accessories and interior decoration, the familiar story and the Prohibition era make a perfect fit." David Roberts lives in London.

Synopsis:

Rapunzel visits the trendy '70s in this far-out retelling

Rapunzel, like everyone else in the 1970s, has long hair. But only Rapunzel, from atop a penthouse in which she is imprisoned by her evil Aunt Esme, has hair so long that it sweeps the sidewalk in front of the building. The elevators don't work, so Aunt Esme uses Rapunzel's hair to come and go. And poor Rapunzel spends day after lonely day surrounded by orange-and-brown-patterned walls and shag carpeting, listening to her beloved LPs. Then, at last, a handsome stranger climbs up Rapunzel's hair...why, he's the glam-rock prince of her dreams!
David Roberts's funky 1970s illustrations give this Rapunzel an exciting new twist. Bellbottoms, disco balls, and long sideburns make this the funkiest fairy tale ever!

Synopsis:

The classic fairy tale about a girl, a witch, a tower, and a head full of long hair is reworked to evoke the groovy 1970s era, when bellbottoms reigned and long hair was all the rage. Full color.

About the Author

Lynn Roberts previously collaborated with her brother David as the author of Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story, a Child Magazine Best Book of 2001. She lives in London. David Roberts has illustrated ten books, including Dirty Bertie and Cinderella: An Art Deco Love Story. Publishers Weekly praised Cinderella, saying, "With this volume's attention to accessories and interior decoration, the familiar story and the Prohibition era make a perfect fit." David Roberts lives in London.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810942424
ill.:
Roberts, David
Publisher:
Harry N. Abrams
Illustrator:
Roberts, David
Author:
Roberts, Lynn
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Humorous Retelling
Subject:
Folklore -- Germany.
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Series Volume:
107-444
Publication Date:
20030931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from P up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 10 1/2
Age Level:
04-08

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"Synopsis" by ,
Rapunzel visits the trendy '70s in this far-out retelling

Rapunzel, like everyone else in the 1970s, has long hair. But only Rapunzel, from atop a penthouse in which she is imprisoned by her evil Aunt Esme, has hair so long that it sweeps the sidewalk in front of the building. The elevators don't work, so Aunt Esme uses Rapunzel's hair to come and go. And poor Rapunzel spends day after lonely day surrounded by orange-and-brown-patterned walls and shag carpeting, listening to her beloved LPs. Then, at last, a handsome stranger climbs up Rapunzel's hair...why, he's the glam-rock prince of her dreams!
David Roberts's funky 1970s illustrations give this Rapunzel an exciting new twist. Bellbottoms, disco balls, and long sideburns make this the funkiest fairy tale ever!
"Synopsis" by , The classic fairy tale about a girl, a witch, a tower, and a head full of long hair is reworked to evoke the groovy 1970s era, when bellbottoms reigned and long hair was all the rage. Full color.
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