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A Handful of Beans: Six Fairy Tales

Written by Jeanne Steig & illustrated by William Steig
Published by HarperCollins
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Oct 23, 1998
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Six fairy tales are told anew and spiced with picturesquite a few. It took a pair of Steigs to do ‘em: ‘Twas Jeanne who wrote ‘em. William drew ‘em. Here’s Rumpelstiltskin, in a rage; The Frog Prince hops right off the page; Hansel and Gretel thwart the witch; Jack slays the giant (and gets rich); Red Riding Hood and Gram survive; The Beast and Beauty wed, and thrive. That’s quite enough. The book’s a killer. To say more would be idle filler.

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Who Wrote A Handful of Beans: Six Fairy Tales

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William Steig

William Steig’s drawings appeared regularly in <em> The New Yorker</em> since 1930. He also wrote and illustrated books for children, most recently his memoir, <em>When Everybody Wore a Hat</em>. His other books include <em> Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, </em> winner of the Caldecott Medal; <em> The Amazing Bone, </em> a Caldecott Honor Book; and <em> Abel’s Island</em> and <em> Doctor De Soto, </em> both Newbery Honor Books; <em> Doctor De Soto Goes to Africa</em>; <em>Pete’s A Pizza</em>; and <em>Zeke Pippin</em>.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780062051622
Publication Date:
October 23, 1998
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0062051628

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