Synopses & Reviews
Praise for the Folk Tale Classics: and#8220;Just as inviting today as when they first appeared decades ago.and#8221; and#8212;School Library Journal Paul Galdoneand#8217;s version of the classic fairy tale stands above the rest.and#160;Hisand#160;gentle retelling is resplendent with lush artwork andand#160;storytelling that weavesand#160;the magical tale ofand#160;aand#160;princess both beautiful and kind. This lovely story is now a Folk Tale Classic, with gold foil stamping on the cover and saturated, full-color illustrations throughout. A beautiful andand#160;value-priced edition of a classic, this bookand#160;deserves a placeand#160;in every child's library!
This delightfully illustrated paperback and CD set contains more than seventy-five of the best-loved rhymes and songs of childhood, from soothing lullabies to schoolyard chants. Popular classics such as "Pat a Cake," "Humpty Dumpty," and "Jack and Jill" are joined by lesser-known rhymes and ditties from many different cultures. Kady MacDonald Denton's illustrations add liveliness and humor. Together, parents and children will enjoy sharing A Child's Treasury of Nursery Rhymes.
In Paul Galdone's lush re-telling, Henny Penny is convinced the sky is falling. So she gathers a band of gullible friends and marches off to tell the king--only to meetand#160;up with aand#160;wily fox. Now included in the Folk Tale Classics series, with beautiful gold foil cover accents!
"A favorite nursery tale delightfully illustrated in strong line and color in Galdone's familiar and likable style." --Booklist and#160; Another popular retelling by Paul Galdone joins the Folk Tale Classics series! Convinced the sky is falling, Henny Penny and a band of gullible friends march off to tell the king, only to meet their end at the hands of a wily fox.and#160;With its tongue-twisting rhymes, rich illustrations, surprising ending, and beautiful gold foiland#160;cover accents,and#160;this funny read-aloud will make a great addition to any child's library of classics.
This new addition to the Folk Tale Classics series is aand#160;stunning retelling of the classic fairy tale by Paul Galdone. Featuringand#160;full-color illustrations throughout and gold foil stamping on the cover, this timeless princess story is a must-have!
About the Author
Paul Galdone was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1907 and emigrated to the United States in 1928. After finishing his studies at the Art Student League and the New York School of Industrial Design, Mr. Galdone worked in the art department of a major publishing house. There he was introduced to the process of bookmaking, an activity that was soon to become his lifelong career. Before his death in 1986, Mr. Galdone illustrated almost three hundred books, many of which he himself wrote or retold. He is fondly remembered for his contemporary style, bright earthy humor, and action-filled illustrations, which will continue to delight for generations to come.