Hansel and Gretel by Jane Ray

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One of the oldest and most treasured folktales in the world, Hansel and Gretel resonates deeply with young readers. Now Jane Ray revives this venerable story with a retelling that preserves the power of the tale. Her rich illustrations destine it to be a classic to be enjoyed by children for many years to come. Full color.
 

About Jane Ray

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Jane Ray has illustrated numerous award-winning children's books, including LUGALBANDA: THE BOY WHO GOT CAUGHT UP IN A WAR by Kathy Henderson and SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO AND JULIET by Michael Rosen. She lives in London.
 
Published October 6, 1997 by Candlewick. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference.

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the dark can be found in the gloom of the enveloping forest, the night sky, and the frightening interior of the witch's house, while the light comes in the golden stars and a shining moon above the forest, and in the illumination of the witch's house by the glowing fire that ultimately consumes her.

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With a sumptuous setting that often looks good enough to eat, Ray (The Twelve Dancing Princesses) makes this Brothers Grimm tale her own. Abandoned in the woods by order of their stepmother, Hansel an

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With a sumptuous setting that often looks good enough to eat, Ray (The Twelve Dancing Princesses) makes this Brothers Grimm tale her own.

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Horror News Net

Kim Min Suk’s Hansel and Gretel from 2007 is a refined and occasionally creepy film in which a trio of abused children with special gifts encase themselves in a dream world where they call the shots and naturally they trust no adults.

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