Rapunzel by Rachel Isadora

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Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora?s gorgeous collages breathe new life into this classic tale, capturing Rapunzel?s striking beauty and the lush African setting?a new home for this story?with wonderful details such as Rapunzel?s long dreadlocks and the prince?s noble steed?a zebra. Readers will delight in the vibrant illustrations, thrill at the appearances of the frightening sorceress, and chime in with the familiar line ?Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair,? as they follow this well-loved tale.
 

About Rachel Isadora

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Rachel Isadora began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. Rachel lives in New York City with her family. Rachel Isadora has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including Opening Night, My Ballet Class, Swan Lake, The Little Match Girl, and Ben's Trumpet, which received the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award. copyright © 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved. Rachel Isadora began dancing at the age of eight. She trained at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet and has danced professionally. Rachel lives in New York City with her family. Rachel Isadora has illustrated many books set in the world of dance and theater, including Opening Night, My Ballet Class, Swan Lake, The Little Match Girl, and Ben's Trumpet, which received the Caldecott Honor Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award. copyright © 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
 
Published October 16, 2008 by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books.

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Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your dreads!

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A Patchwork of Books

Are you a book Publisher?Learn about Widgets now!.

Oct 16 2008 | Read Full Review of Rapunzel

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The author/illustrator really evokes the people and scenery of Africa and the reader may be surprised that they had never imagined the fairy tale to take place in Africa.

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