Sleeping Beauty

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David & Charles Children's Books, Mar 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 21 pages
12 Reviews
Everyone's favorite story--about a beautiful princess who must sleep for 100 years, until a prince's kiss awakens her--comes to life, ballet-style. Here are the handsome Prince Florimund, wicked Carabosse, the angelic Lilac Fairy, and all the members of this slumbering court. Put on the famous Tchaikovsky score and read it aloud! "About the magic of storytelling."--School Library Journal. "Charming classic ballet stories recommended. Good-sized type and illustrations."--Dance Magazine.

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User Review  - Mikael - Goodreads

I absolutely loved this version of Sleeping Beauty. It had detailed descriptions, beautiful illustrations, and overall, it was just so great. If you like the tale of Sleeping Beauty, this would be the one I would recommend. Read full review

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User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

I LOVED this book so much that before I even finished it, I knew I wanted to have a copy for myself. The story is the closest I've seen to the original story of Sleeping Beauty. The story was very ... Read full review

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AD+LE GERAS is the celebrated author of many stories and novels, including The Tower Room, Watching the Roses, and Pictures of the Night. She lives in Manchester, England.

Emma Chichester Clark was born in London, England, but grew up in Ireland. In 1975 she went back to England to attend the Chelsea School of Art in London. After completing her undergraduate degree, she enrolled at the Royal College of Art for her master's degree. She was approached by an editor at London publisher Bodley Head to illustrate for her first children's book entitled, Listen to This. Clark is considered one of England's most distinguished picture book creators. She has written and illustrated many of her own picture books while also creating accompanying artwork for numerous stories, picture books, anthologies, and retellings by other writers, including Roald Dahl. In her own books, which include Up in Heaven, The Story of Horrible Hilda and Henry, and the award-winning I Love You, Blue Kangaroo!, she features child, adult, and animal characters in humorous situations that provide realistic portrayals of human feelings and failings. Clark was also a visiting lecturer at Middlesex Polytechnic and City and Guilds School of Art, 1984-86. She had an exhibition of her illustrations at the Thumb Gallery, England, 1984 and 1987.

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