Classic Storybook Fables: Including Beauty and the Beast and Other Favorites

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Children and adults alike will delight in reading aloud these enduring and enchantingly told stories, richly illustrated and fabulously reimagined by award-winning artist Scott Gustafson. Stories include "The Little Red Hen," "The Princess and the Pea," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "The Ugly Duckling," and "Beauty and the Beast."

"An eye-catching collection of eight short stories which [Gustafson] retells in lyrical, accessible language. Lush paintings appear throughout, and Gustafson subtly tailors his images to the mood of each story. . . . Readers will be entranced by the striking attention to detail in the artwork accompanying these stories of love, cleverness, and just deserts. Ages 5-8."
--Publishers Weekly


"Sumptuous visual finery. . . . Agreeable fare for sharing on a lap."
--Kirkus Reviews

Scott Gustafson is the award-winning author and illustrator of Artisan's Classic Fairy Tales, Favorite Nursery Rhymes from Mother Goose, and Classic Bedtime Stories, as well as an illustrated novel for young readers entitled Eddie: The Last Youth of Edgar Allen Poe and many other illustrated children's books. He lives in Chicago with his wife and son.

Target Age: 4-8

Artisan Publishers

Pub Date: September 05, 2017

0.5" H x 12.0" L x 10.6" W

84 pages