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Chronicle Books, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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This brilliant edition of a timeless story is sure to become the favorite of a generation. Readers young and old will be enchanted by the vision and mastery of Kinuko Y. Craft's luminous paintings, inspired by the lavish artwork of late seventeenth-century France and embellished with extraordinary borders and ornamentation. Rich with radiant color and astonishing detail, here is a dream come true for anyone who has ever believed in living happily ever after.

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User Review  - kdufrene - LibraryThing

I love the illustrations in this book. It has a classic feeling to the book and the illustrations help draw you more into the book. This book is true to the classic story and I would be delighted to ... Read full review

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User Review  - SaritaInce - LibraryThing

A simple and effective retelling of an old fairy tale. Well written and lavish in its illustrations. The paintings are overflowing with gold and tiny intricate details that charm the viewer. Read full review

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Kinuko Y. Craft (born 1940) is a Japanese-born American contemporary painter, illustrator and fantasy artist.

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