Brothers Of The Knight

byDebbie AllenIllustratorKadir Nelson

December 31, 2001|
Brothers Of The Knight by Debbie Allen
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Debbie Allen''s contemporary retelling of the classic tale The Twelve Dancing Princesses with illustrations from Kadir Nelson!

 Reverend Knight can''t understand why his twelve sons'' sneakers are torn to threads each and every morning, and the boys aren''t talking. They know their all-night dancing wouldn''t fit with their father''s image in the community. Maybe Sunday, a pretty new nanny with a knack for getting to the bottom of household mysteries, can crack the case. This modern, hip retelling of the classic tale The Twelve Dancing Princesses bursts with vibrant artwork and text that''s as energetic as the twelve toe-tapping Knight brothers themselves. 

"A funky, fresh adaptation." —Publishers Weekly

"This is a high-flying alternative to the tale''s usual dainty renditions." —Kirkus Reviews
Debbie Allen is an award-winning producer, actress, director, and choreographer. Her books include Brothers of the Night, Dancing in the Wings, and Amistad: Give us Free. She lives in Los Angeles, CaliforniaKadir Nelson, New York Times bestselling author and two-time Caldecott Honor winner lives in San Diego, California.
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Title:Brothers Of The Knight
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.12 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.12 in
Published:December 31, 2001
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780142300169

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