The Brave Little Seamstress

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The Brave Little Seamstress

By Mary Pope Osborne; Giselle Potter (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689844867, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2002

Description
""Goodness " the little seamstress said. "I've killed seven flies with one blow." And to mark the event, she took out her favorite coat and stitched on the back: "
SEVEN WITH ONE BLOW
Proud of her amazing feat, the brave little seamstress sets off to tell the world. It's not her fault if, along the way, a giant sees her coat and thinks she slayed seven "giants, " now is it?
Based on the classic fairy tale "The Brave Little Tailor," Mary Pope Osborne's spirited retelling -- this time starring a gutsy seamstress -- and Giselle Potter's charming illustrations take you to a magical world where a little heroine meets even the biggest challenges with wit and imagination.


Praise For The Brave Little Seamstress

"Marvelously absurd."

-- New York Times Book Review



"Clever."

-- Publishers Weekly, starred review