A Caldecott Honor-winning illustrator gives this classic fairy tale a brand-new setting!
Night after night, the twelve princesses mysteriously wear out their shoes. But how? The king promises a great reward to any man who can solve the mystery. Rachel Isadora has revitalized and reimagined this well-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale by bringing the story of the twelve princesses to Africa. The unique presentation of this classic tale is sure to enchant readers with its vibrant imagery.
Artist Rachel Isadora takes a classic fairytale and brings it to life in a new way using African art and imagery. This book is one of about a half-dozen similar books, and they’re all great! It’s great to see fairytales in fresh takes with more diversity—not only of skin color, but of artistic style too. They’re a joy to read and even more of a joy to look at.