Sleeping Beauty by Mahlon F. Craft

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Sleeping Beauty's enchanted slumber has captivated readers' hearts for centuries. Now brought luminously to life by K. Y. Craft's lavish paintings, this new edition of a timeless favorite is sure to enchant readers both young and old. With illustrations inspired by the magnificent style of Baroque painters, the sumptuous color and exquisite detail of this breathtaking interpretation make it a dream come true.
 

About Mahlon F. Craft

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K.Y. Craft , winner of more than 100 graphic arts awards, has illustrated a number of books for children, including The Adventures of Tom Thumb and Cinderella . She lives in Norfolk, Connecticut.
 
Published May 14, 2013 by Chronicle Books LLC. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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Illustrations as beautiful as Sleeping Beauty herself grace this traditional but sparse retelling of the 100-year enchantment of a princess who comes to be known as “Briar Rose.” The enchantment is broken only when a brave knight has the courage to confidently enter the briar-covered castle, find...

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Illustrations as beautiful as Sleeping Beauty herself grace this traditional but sparse retelling of the 100-year enchantment of a princess who comes to be known as "Briar Rose."

Jun 24 2010 | Read Full Review of Sleeping Beauty

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So perfect are the Pre-Raphaelite details and gestures that it's easy to imagine Kinuko Craft's (Adventures of Tom Thumb) paintings hanging in a gallery.

Sep 30 2002 | Read Full Review of Sleeping Beauty

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Farther on, when the king and queen discover the evil fairy's handiwork, the good fairy comes to ease their grief;

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So perfect are the Pre-Raphaelite details and gestures that it's easy to imagine Kinuko Craft's (Adventures of Tom Thumb) paintings hanging in a gallery.

Sep 30 2002 | Read Full Review of Sleeping Beauty

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