The Fairy-Tale Princess by Wendy Jones
Seven Classic Stories from the Enchanted Forest

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Seven classic fairy tales, imaginatively retold and illustrated with specially commissioned paper-cut constructions

This is a beautiful collection of seven fairy tales—Sleeping Beauty,The Frog Prince, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Snow White, The Princess and the Pea, and The Twelve Dancing Princesses—organized around the theme of the fairytale princess and retold in a fresh and lyrical voice by Wendy Jones. They are illustrated with glorious papercut sculptures specially created by Su Blackwell. The characters—and the kingdoms they inhabit—emerge from the pages through a series of exquisite paper sculptures. Each tale has a unique visual flavor: while Sleeping Beauty is blue and dreamy, The Princess and the Pea is green and summery. The magic and otherworldliness of traditional fairytale collections meet glorious, contemporary paper constructions in The Fairtytale Princess, which makes a charming addition to the shelf of bedtime stories. Illustrated in color throughout
 

About Wendy Jones

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Su Blackwell graduated from the Royal College of Art, London, in 2003. Her work includes advertising campaigns for Cartier and illustrations for magazines such as Vogue, Tatler, and Harper's Bazaar. Wendy Jones writes for children and adults
 
Published October 31, 2012 by Thames & Hudson. 96 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books.

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Blackwell’s scene-stealing three-dimensional paper sculptures, crafted from vintage book pages, are the centerpiece of this album of seven condensed fairy tales, retold by Jones in simple yet evocative language.

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