The Golden Bracelet by David Kherdian

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In order to win the hand of his love, indolent Prince Haig learns to weave beautiful golden cloth, a craft that later saves his life.
 

About David Kherdian

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David Kherdian s poetry and prose have been translated around the world: in Asia, Asia Minor, Africa, Europe, and South America. He is the editor of Ararat (an Armenian American literary journal), Forkroads: A Journal of Ethnic American Literature, and Stopinder: A Gurdjieff Journal for Our Time, and he has founded three small presses: The Giligia Press, Two Rivers Press, and The Press at Butternut Creek. Nonny Hogrogian has long been a favorite children's book illustrator. She has twice been awarded the Caldecott medal for "the most distinguished picture book of the year": in 1966 for "Always Room for One More" and again in 1972 for "One Fine Day", which she wrote as well as illustrated. Among the many outstanding books she has to her credit are "Poems Here and Now" (edited by David Kherdian), "Handmade Secret Hiding Places", "Rooster Brother", "Once There Was and Was Not" (retold by Virginia Tashjian), and "About Wise Men and Simpletons: Twelve Tales from Grimm" (translated by Elizabeth Shub). As in "The Contest", she has found inspiration for a number of her books in her Armenian heritage. She was born in New York City and is a graduate of Hunter College, where she majored in art. She is married to the poet David Kherdian (whose books she often illustrates) and they live in upstate New York.
 
Published April 1, 1997 by Little Brown & Co. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books. Non-fiction

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Prince Haig and his companion Vartan ride contentedly ""across the countryside, laughing, singing, and harmlessly bantering,"" until Haig falls in love with Anahid, a beautiful peasant girl.

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