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Hansel and Gretel

Rika Lesser, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (2/1/1999)
Prebound (11/1/1996)


"Artfully understated retelling and magnificent paintings result in an unsurpassable presentation of the ancient fairytale. This is a triumph of children's literature, for all ages." --Publisher's WeeklyA Caldecott Medal Honor Book

Puffin Books, 9780698114074, 48pp.

Publication Date: November 12, 1996

About the Author

 Rika Lesser is a poet and translator of Swedish and German literature.

Paul Zelinsky was born in Evanston, Illinois. He attended Yale University, where he took a course with Maurice Sendak, which later inspired him to pursue a career in children's books. Afterwards he received a graduate degree in painting from Tyler School of Art, in Philadelphia and Rome. Paul Zelinsky lives in New York with his wife, Deborah, and the younger of their two daughters.