The Nose Tree

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Atheneum, Jan 1, 1981 - Fairy tales - 32 pages
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Because of their kindness to a small, ugly man who come to their forest campfire one night, three down-on-their-luck soldiers are each rewarded by a special gift.

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The Nose-Tree, or 'The Nose' is a Brother Grimm Fairy Tale that shows us that we can't take away things from their real owners. As usual this real version of the Grimm's is darker. Read full review

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Despite a crazy, weird title, this is a wonderful, old German folktale retold by Warwick Hutton whose illustrations are just right! Read full review

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SUSAN COOPER is best known for her acclaimed sequence of fantasy novels known as The Dark Is Rising which includes OVER SEA, UNDER STONE; THE DARK IS RISING (1974 Newbery Honor book); GREENWITCH; THE GREY KING (1976 Newbery Award book); and SILVER ON THE TREE. Her novels for young readers also include SEAWARD and DAWN OF FEAR. She has written three books for younger children as well: THE SILVER COW, THE SELKIE GIRL, and TAM LIN, all illustrated by Warwick Hutton. In collaboration with actor Hume Cronyn, she wrote the Broadway play "Foxfire and -- for Jane Fonda -- the television film "The Dollmaker, for which they received the Humanitas Prize in 1985. Born in Buckinghamshire, England, Susan Cooper moved to the United States in 1963 and now lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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