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ISBN13: 9780142301937
ISBN10: 0142301930
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Trapped in a tower with no door, Rapunzel is allowed to see no one but the sorceress who has imprisoned her — until the day a young prince hears her singing to the forest birds....The timeless tale of Rapunzel is vividly and magnificently brought to life through Paul O. Zelinsky's powerful sense of narrative and his stunning oil paintings.

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"Zelinsky demonstrates a point established in his unusually complete source notes: that timeless tales like Rapunzel belong to adults as well as children." Publishers Weekly

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"Simply put, this is a gorgeous book; it demonstrates respect for the traditions of painting and the fairy tale while at the same time adhering to a singular, wholly original, artistic vision." The Horn Book

Review:

"Suffused with golden light, Zelinsky's landscapes and indoor scenes are grandly evocative, composed and executed with superb technical and emotional command." Kirkus Reviews

Synopsis:

Trapped in a tower with no door, Rapunzel is allowed to see no one but the sorceress who has imprisoned her-until the day a young prince hears her singing to the forest birds. . . . The timeless tale of Rapunzel is vividly and magnificently brought to life through Paul O. Zelinsky's powerful sense of narrative and his stunning oil paintings.

"Simply put, this is a gorgeous book; it demonstrates respect for the traditions of painting and the fairy tale while at the same time adhering to a singular, wholly original, artistic vision." (The Horn Book, starred review)

Synopsis:

The timeless tale of Rapunzel is vividly and magnificently brought to life through Zelinsky's powerful sense of narrative and stunning oil paintings. Full color.

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Paul O. Zelinsky is one of the most original and celebrated children's book illustrators at work today.

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Andrea Cumbo, February 20, 2008 (view all comments by Andrea Cumbo)
Paul O Zelinsky takes the Grimm Brothers' Tale and paints it with words and some of the most beautiful pictures I've ever seen. The colors are lustrous, the imagery strong. This is a must-have for any collection of children's books.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780142301937
Author:
Paul O. Zelinsky and The Brothers Grimm
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Retold by:
Zelinsky, Paul
Retold:
Zelinsky, Paul
Author:
Zelinsky, Paul
Author:
Brothers Grimm
Author:
Zelinsky, Paul O.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Subject:
Folklore -- Germany.
Subject:
General-General
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series:
Picture Puffin Books (Paperback)
Series Volume:
107-292
Publication Date:
20021031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
12 x 9 x 0.12 in 0.52 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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Product details 48 pages Puffin Books - English 9780142301937 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "Zelinsky demonstrates a point established in his unusually complete source notes: that timeless tales like Rapunzel belong to adults as well as children." Publishers Weekly
"Review" by , "Simply put, this is a gorgeous book; it demonstrates respect for the traditions of painting and the fairy tale while at the same time adhering to a singular, wholly original, artistic vision."
"Review" by , "Suffused with golden light, Zelinsky's landscapes and indoor scenes are grandly evocative, composed and executed with superb technical and emotional command."
"Synopsis" by ,
Trapped in a tower with no door, Rapunzel is allowed to see no one but the sorceress who has imprisoned her-until the day a young prince hears her singing to the forest birds. . . . The timeless tale of Rapunzel is vividly and magnificently brought to life through Paul O. Zelinsky's powerful sense of narrative and his stunning oil paintings.

"Simply put, this is a gorgeous book; it demonstrates respect for the traditions of painting and the fairy tale while at the same time adhering to a singular, wholly original, artistic vision." (The Horn Book, starred review)

"Synopsis" by , The timeless tale of Rapunzel is vividly and magnificently brought to life through Zelinsky's powerful sense of narrative and stunning oil paintings. Full color.

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