Rumpelstiltskin by John Cech
  

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Rumpelstiltskin by John Cech

It was a boast that would have terrible consequences. Once upon a time, a miller told the king that his beautiful daughter could spin straw into gold. Now the girl must complete this impossible task - and only a strange little man with a magical touch can help her. But he exacts a dreadful promise in return...With lyricism and grace, John Cech retells this suspenseful story and provides fascinating background on its origins. Martin Hargreaves offers richly elaborate artwork that truly captures the characters' personalities and their far-away fairytale world.

About the Author

John Cech is a professor of English, teaching courses in children's literature at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is also the director of the Center for Children's Literature and Culture. Martin Hargreaves lives in Sussex, England. He studied art at Brighton in East Sussex and has been working as a freelance illustrator for over 25 years.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

John Cech
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Publisher

Sterling an imprint of Sterling Publishing Co Inc

Publication date

31st March 2016

ISBN

9781454919087


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