Hansel & Gretel: A Fairy Tale with a Down Syndrome Twist is an enchanting tale about how kindness overcomes callousness and leads to a wondrous reward.
This adaptation of the classic Grimms' tale includes the wicked witch and the poor siblings in search of food, but in this case, five-year-old Hansel is a mischievous, yet courageous, boy with Down syndrome.
Young readers will learn that:
-Children with Down syndrome are capable and can achieve extraordinary success with determination.
-An act of kindness can transform people and the world.
-Treating people like family can create a miracle.
-People cannot be judged by appearance; a princess or a hero can be hidden within.
-Facing a challenge can lead to unimagined rewards.