Synopses & Reviews
andlt;bandgt;How clever are you?andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;bandgt;And how sharp-sighted?andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Are you as clever as Doctor All-Knowing -- keen to change his sad life (and feed his poor daughter, Maggie)? andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; Are you, like Doctor All-Knowing, sharp-eyed enough to search out the thieves who've been stealing a rich man's money from right under his nose? andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;bandgt;Good!andlt;/bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; You are just the one to watch Maggie as she cleverly, sharp-sightedly helps her father earn a four-course reward. andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The Brothers Grimm rarely told so dross a tale as this little-known one, briskly retold here by Doris Orgel and animated to perfection by Alexandra Boiger.
The Brothers Grimm had rarely told so droll a tale as this little-known one, about a woodcutter too poor to feed his daughter, and the advice he receives from a local physician. Full color.
About the Author
Doris Orgel's own novel of the Nazi period, The Devil in Vienne, is considered a classic. She has translated many books from German, including a recent volume of the Grimm fairy tales. She lives in New York City.Alexandra Boiger is the illustrator of While Mama Had A Quick Little Chat by Amy Reichert and Roxie and the Hooligans by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, as well as Doris Orgel's Doctor All-Knowing, coming in 2008. She lives in San Anselmo, California.