Caldecott Honor winner Rachel Isadora’s gorgeous collages breathe new life into this classic tale, capturing Rapunzel’s striking beauty and the lush African setting—a new home for this story—with wonderful details such as Rapunzel’s long dreadlocks and the prince’s noble steed—a zebra. Readers will delight in the vibrant illustrations, thrill at the appearances of the frightening sorceress, and chime in with the familiar line “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair,” as they follow this well-loved tale.
Rachel Isadora (www.rachelisadora.com) received a Caldecott Honor for Ben’s Trumpet, and has written and illustrated numerous other books for children, including Bea in The Nutcracker, Bea at Ballet, Jake at Gymnastics, Say Hello!, Peekaboo Morning, the Lili at Ballet series, and several classic tales set in Africa (Old Mikamba Had a Farm, The Night Before Christmas, Rapunzel, and The Princess and the Pea). She lives in New York City.
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