Hansel and Gretel by Beni Montresor

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In this adaptation of the classic tale by a Caldecott Medal winner, the brother and sister duo are depicted in vivid colors with a computer-enhanced collage to present an almost theatrical interpretation to the story. Full-color illustrations.
 

About Beni Montresor

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Montresor is an award-winning movie director, stage and set designer, returning to children's books with this strikingly unusual modern classic. He divides his time living in New York City and Italy.
 
Published September 1, 2001 by Atheneum. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Montresor, best known for his Caldecott-winning May I Bring a Friend (1965), uses silhouetted figures set against backdrops of vividly colored cut-paper collages in this retelling of a classic.

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Montresor, an internationally known set designer, presents the tale of the intrepid children as a kind of shadow puppet play. Sharp-edged paper-cutout silhouettes of the children stand stiffly in a

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Montresor, an internationally known set designer, presents the tale of the intrepid children as a kind of shadow puppet play.

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