Iron John by Eric A. Kimmel

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With help of Iron John, the wild man of the forest who is under a curse, a young prince makes his way in the world and finds his true love.
 

About Eric A. Kimmel

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Eric Kimmel was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1946. He received a bachelor's degree in English Literature from Lafayette College. He also has a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Illinois. He was an elementary school teacher and college professor before becoming a full-time writer. He has published over fifty titles, many of which have won state and national awards. His titles "Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins" won the Caldecott Honor Medal, "The Chanukkah Guest" and "Gershon's Monster" won the Sydney Taylor Picture Book Award and "Anansi and the Talking Melon" won the Utah Children's Choice Award. Kimmel travels nationally and internationally visiting schools and talking about his books and telling stories. The late Trina Schart Hyman illustrated dozens of books and became one of the most respected artists in the field of children's literature. She was awarded the Caldecott Medal in 1985 for St. George and the Dragon
 
Published March 1, 1996 by Sagebrush Education Resources. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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PW called this Robert Bly-inspired retelling from the Brothers Grimm seamless, adding that Hyman's expressive pastels move with ease. Ages 4-8. (Mar.)

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The duo that created Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins reunites for this Robert Bly-inspired retelling of a tale from the Brothers Grimm. A prince named Walter frees the wild man Iron John, caged by Wa

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A prince named Walter frees the wild man Iron John, caged by Walter's royal father, and joins him in the woods.

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PW called this Robert Bly-inspired retelling from the Brothers Grimm ""seamless,"" adding that Hyman's ""expressive"" pastels ""move with ease."" Ages 4-8.

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