Fair, Brown & Trembling by Jude Daly
An Irish Cinderella Story

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In this unusual version of a folktale favorite, Jude Daly introduces readers to a beautiful young woman named Trembling, her selfish sisters Fair and Brown, and the old henwife who changes everything.
 

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Jude Daly has also illustrated The Elephant's Pillow by DianaReynolds Roome and The Star Bearer by Dianne Hofmeyr. Shelives with her husband, author/illustrator Niki Daly, in SouthAfrica. Jude Daly is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator whose previous titles include To Everything There Is a Season (Eerdmans), The Gift of the Sun by Dianne Stewart, which was chosen as an IBBY Honour Book for Illustration, The Elephants Pillow by Diana Reynolds Roome, which was awarded a Parents Choice Silver Honor (all Farrar, Straus and Giroux), and Lila and the Secret of Rain by David Conway, which won a Parents Choice Gold award (Frances Lincoln). Jude lives in Cape Town with her husband, author and illustrator Niki Daly.
 
Published March 1, 2000 by Frances Lincoln Childrens Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Daly's (Gift of the Sun) lush, pastoral paintings add depth and charm to a Cinderella variant folktale from the Emerald Isle. In this version, Trembling is the overworked and shunned younger sibling (

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PW said of this oft-retold tale, here set on the Emerald Isle, "The well-paced and pleasing blend of fresh and familiar elements will capture fairy tale fans

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