The Giantess by Eveline Hasler

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In the tradition of all "once upon a time" good fairy tales, this story has an obstacle to overcome, a moral, and a happy ending. In this German tale, a "giant" sized person comes to understand that while her size may be intimidating to some, it is also of help and importance to others. Full color.

About Eveline Hasler

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Eveline Hasler's many books for children include a previous collaboration with kathi Bhend, A Tale of Two Brothers. Her work is known throughout the world and she has been honored with many international awards. Born in Switzerland, she lives and works there today.
Published November 1, 1997 by Kane/Miller Book Publishers. 28 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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He doesn't tell her what he knows, but invites her to the town carnival, letting her know that she'll ``see everything there from elves and fairies to witches and giants.'' The giantess is overjoyed to be mingling with people, and, at the carnival, she is surprised by admirers of her ``costume,''...

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This German import takes the point of view of a giantess, a kind young woman who just happens to be exceedingly tall and who keeps herself in isolation so that she will not frighten others.

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