Rapunzel by Jutta Ash


Rapunzel by Jutta Ash

A beautiful girl with long golden hair named Rapunzel is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a horrible witch. One day, a prince passing by is enchanted by Rapunzel's lovely singing voice and decides he must set her free.


The words and the illustrations combine beautifully and will ensure that children will not tire of reading this wonderful traditional tale - and neither will their parents. The Bookbag Very well told with densely colourful illustrations. The School Librarian Her subtle tapestry-like illustration style (and) lyrical text helps transport the reader back at least as far as the Brothers Grimm in true 'once upon a time

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About the Author

Jutta Ash was born in 1942 in Hamburg. She attended and graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, Hamburg and subsequently lived in London for 23 years. She has illustrated many books in colour and in black and white. She now lives with her husband in Provence, where she works as a painter of frescors and wall decorations.

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28 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

6th October 2011



Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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