The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum

By Kate Bernheimer; Nicoletta Ceccoli (Illustrator)
(Schwartz & Wade Books, Hardcover, 9780375836060, 1pp.)

Publication Date: February 12, 2008

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Description
Once there was a girl who lived in a castle. The castle was inside a museum. When children visited, they'd press against the glass globe in which the castle sat, to glimpse the tiny girl. But when they went home, the girl was lonely. Then one day, she had an idea What if you hung a picture of yourself inside the castle inside the museum, inside this book? Then you'd able to keep the girl company. Reminiscent of "The Lady of Shalot," here is an original fairy tale that feels like a dream--haunting, beautiful, and completely unforgettable.



About the Author
Kate Bernheimer has written novels for adults, and is the editor of the literary journal Fairy Tale Review. She is an assistant professor of creative writing in the MFA program at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. She lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, with her husband and daughter.
Nicoletta Cecolli is the illustrator of many acclaimed picture books published around the world, including "The Barefoot Book of Fairy Tales," retold by Malachy Doyle. She lives in San Marino, Italy.

"From the Hardcover edition."



NICOLETTA CECCOLI is the award-winning illustrator of many books for children, including "The Girl in the Castle Inside the Museum". She was awarded the Silver Medal by the Society of Illustrators and won the Andersen Prize, honoring her as the best children's book illustrator in Italy. She lives in San Marino, Italy.
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