Rumpelstiltskin

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E.P. Dutton, 1986 - Juvenile Fiction - 37 pages
192 Reviews
"Adult and child can delight together in the richness of color, gilt and detail...captured in such art. The story is palinly and gracefully told."--The New York Times Book Review "A lush and substantial offering." -- Booklist

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Love this beautiful book and its amazing illustrations. - Goodreads
Even though it was repetitive, the ending was not. - Goodreads
a good retelling of the original tale, great pictures - Goodreads
LOVE Zelinsky's renaissance-inspired illustrations! - Goodreads
Paul O. Zelinsky's illustrations steal the show. - Goodreads
Very good writing too. - Goodreads

Review: Rumpelstiltskin (Well-Loved Tales)

User Review  - Victoria Leininger-halpern - Goodreads

This is one of the most visually stunning children's books one could read, along with being a classic fairy-tale story. A poor miller's daughter is taken to the palace is taken to the castle for her ... Read full review

Review: Rumpelstiltskin (Well-Loved Tales)

User Review  - Ricki - Goodreads

I cringe to say this, but I've never loved this fairy tale. I don't feel it teaches a great lesson. That said, I enjoyed this telling very much and loved the illustrations! Read full review

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About the author (1986)

Paul O. Zelinsky Paul O. Zelinsky was born in Evanston, Illinois and grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. He received his B. A. from Yale and his M. F. A. from the Tyler School of Art, and from there went on to become an award winning illustrator. Zelinsky is the illustrator of three Caldecott Honor books, including "Hansel and Gretel" published in 1985, "Rumpelstiltskin" in 1987, and "Swamp Angel" by Anne Isaacs in 1995. He is the adapter and illustrator of "The Maid and the Mouse and the Odd-shaped House," "The Lion and the Stoat," "The Wheels on the Bus," and the illustrator of a trio of books by Beverly Cleary.

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