Mixed Up Fairy Tales


Book By : Robinson, Hilary

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SKU: 9780340875582


Date Published : 2005-09-15T00:00:01Z

Authors: Robinson, Hilary


Language : en_US

Dimensions: Height: 11.75 Inches, Length: 9.625 Inches, Weight: 0.7054792384 Pounds, Width: 0.375 Inches

ISBN :9780340875582

Publisher : Hachette Children’s

this Hilarious Split-page Novelty Book Allows The Reader To Mix And Match Different Combinations Of Fairy Tales Creating Thousands Of Outlandish Stories. Do You Know The Story Of The Ugly Duckling Who Was Bossed Around By Two Horrid Stepsisters And Climbed A Beanstalk At The Top Of Which Was A Bowl Of Porridge? Or Snow White, Who Was Laughed At By Ducks And Fell Asleep In Baby Bear’s Bed After Eating Little Red Riding Hood’s Granny? Illustrated By Award-winner Nick Sharratt, This Ingenious Split-page Book Lets Children Create Their Own Fractured Fairy Tales—and They May Even Find Some Surprisingly Sensible Ones Along The Way. Colorful, Quirky, Fun—a Guaranteed Giggle Maker For Kids And Parents Alike!

kirkus Reviews

a Four Part, Split Page Format Turns A Dozen Or So Familiar Folktales Into Thousands, As Children Can Mix Or Match The Parts At Will To Make Silly, Sometimes Loaded Versions: Ali Baba . . . Put On A Bright Red Cape . . . And Dreamt About Marrying . . . The Marquis Of Carabas. Jack . . . Cried ‘open Sesame! . . . And Hid Away Among The Reeds Before Turning Into . . . A Bowl Of Soup. The Texts Are Big Enough To Be Visible From Across A Room, And Sharratt Adds Plenty Of Color With Bright Cartoon Versions Of Instantly Recognizable Characters Or Types. The Spiral Binding (within A Standard Cover) Will Likely Wear Out, But Each New Flip Will Elicit Gales Of Laughter From Young (and Perhaps Not So Young) Audiences. A Hoot. (picture Book/folktales. 5-8)

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