By Michael Hague (Illustrator)
(Chronicle Books, Hardcover, 9780811849043, 133pp.)
Publication Date: October 2011
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Acclaimed illustrator Michael Hague brings his hallmark artistry to 15 classic stories that have delighted children for generations. From Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty to The Gingerbread Man and The Three Billy Goats Gruff, each story is lush with detail and loaded with magic. A wealth of fable and fantasy, truly to be treasured.
"Beautiful illustrations, which capture the whimsy and absurdity inherent in folk and fairy tales." - School Library Journal
"Hague's retellings tend toward the gentle (the wolf in Little Red Riding Hood is merely chased away), but they get to the emotional core of each tale. All " - Publishers Weekly