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Mary Engelbreit's Nursery and Fairy Tales Collection

Written & illustrated by Mary Engelbreit
Published by HarperCollins
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Goodreads Rating - 4.5 / 5.0
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Apr 29, 2014
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This charming storybook treasury from New York Times bestselling artist Mary Engelbreit features twenty time-honored nursery and fairy tales brought together for the first time ever in this collection. Rendered in Mary’s signature style, this enchanting selection of childhood classics has been specially chosen from Mary Engelbreit’s Nursery Tales and Mary Engelbreit’s Fairy Tales.

With so many delightful illustrations to pore over, readers of all ages will be enchanted by the magical world created here. The full list of stories included in the collection: Goldilocks and the Three Bears, The Three Little Pigs, Little Red Riding Hood, The Emperor’s New Clothes, Hansel and Gretel, The City Mouse and the Country Mouse, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Gingerbread Boy, The Little Red Hen, The Ugly Duckling, Cinderella, Aladdin, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Frog Prince, The Little Mermaid, The Princess and the Pea, Rapunzel, Thumbelina, Rumpelstiltskin, and Sleeping Beauty.

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Bay Area mother of two, world traveler, book lover, picky reader
3.0 / 7.0

If you like Mary Engelbreit’s art, then you’ll enjoy seeing it in this book. However, I find that I just don’t love reading it to my daughter. The classic stories are written in a way that makes them all just kind of mediocre, and I get sick of the style if I read it too much.

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Who Wrote Mary Engelbreit's Nursery and Fairy Tales Collection

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Mary Engelbreit

<p>Mary Engelbreit grew up studying the illustrations in the vintage storybooks of her mother’s own childhood, and she developed a unique style that harkens back to those simpler times. She has authored and illustrated several <em>New York Times</em> bestselling titles, including <em>The Night Before Christmas</em>, <em>Mary Engelbreit’s Mother Goose</em>, and <em>Mary Engelbreit’s A Merry Little Christmas</em>. Mary’s distinctive images have made her a celebrity to millions. Her designs can be found on gift items, calendars, books, fabrics, and more. </p>

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Publication Date:
April 29, 2014

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