The Fisherman and His Wife by Rachel Isadora

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Caldecott Honor?winning artist Rachel Isadora brings another fabulous fairy tale to brilliant life with her stunning collages. The Brothers Grimm story of the kind fisherman who catches an enchanted fish, and his greedy wife who always wants more, is perfect for these ?give-me? times.

Rachel Isadora?s captivating collage-style artwork, featuring the African landscape and the increasingly turbulent ocean, provides a wonderful new backdrop for this classic story.

 

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Rachel Isadora lived in Africa over a ten-year period, inspiring her to create fairy tales in an African setting, such as her previous picture books The Twelve Dancing Princesses and The Princess and the Pea. She received a Caldecott Honor for Ben’s Trumpet and is the author of the popular Lili at Ballet series, and lives in New York City.
 
Published January 31, 2008 by Putnam Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Political & Social Sciences. Fiction

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Continuing her career through the classic fairy tales, Isadora turns to the familiar story of overweening greed for her latest adaptation.

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