The Brave Little Seamstress (Hardcover)

By Mary Pope Osborne, Giselle Potter (Illustrator)

Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 9780689844867, 40pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2002



"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:
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


-- Publishers Weekly, starred review