Cinderella by K. Y. Craft

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This brilliant edition of a timeless story is sure to become the favorite of a generation. Readers young and old will be enchanted by the vision and mastery of Kinuko Y. Craft's luminous paintings, inspired by the lavish artwork of late seventeenth-century France and embellished with extraordinary borders and ornamentation. Rich with radiant color and astonishing detail, here is a dream come true for anyone who has ever believed in living happily ever after.

About K. Y. Craft

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Kinuko Y. Craft came to the United States in 1964 where she continues to live and work today. Her art has included paintings for the book covers of many well known fantasy authors such as Patricia A. McKillip, Juliet Marillier, Tanith Lee and many others. She has also designed opera posters, fairy tale books and covers for many national magazines such as Time, Newsweek and The National Geographic. She has a passionate love of fine art and draws on a deep knowledge of art history in creating her work. She is most inspired by the works of Leonardo Da Vinci, the Pre-Raphaelites and Symbolist painters. Her paintings are done with a combination of artist oils and watercolor on clayboard gesso panels.
Published May 14, 2013 by Chronicle Books LLC. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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As lavish as Craft's (King Midas and the Golden Touch) previous works, this retold fairy tale abounds with ornamental detail. Inspired by the opulent styles of 17th- and 18th-century France, the paint

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When the glass slipper fits Cinderella, the prince says, ""How I knew that day in the woods that you were indeed special, but I should have fully recognized that heart whether clothed in rags or regalia."" While this is not the most childlike version of Cinderella, it may be among the most sumptu...

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