A telling of the tales: five stories

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Harper & Row, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 132 pages
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A retelling of five classic folk/fairy tales, including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Jack and the Beanstalk, from a contemporary perspective.

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Brooke is the author of several acclaimed novels and story collections that give new twists to old tales.

Richard Egielski is the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of "Hey, Al" and many other books for children, including the Tub People series by Pam Conrad. He is also the author and illustrator of "Buz" and "Jazper", both "New York Times" Best Illustrated Books, "Three Magic Balls", and "The Gingerbread Boy". Mr. Egielski lives in Milford, New Jersey, with his wife and son.

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