Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales

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Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales

by Gregory Maguire

HarperCollins | February 21, 2006 | Trade Paperback

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Once upon a time . . . nothing was as it seemed!

What if Sleeping Beauty were actually a frog princess, doomed to be Weeping Beauty forever? What if the Three Chickens had to outwit Goldifox? What if Cinder-Elephant lost her glass plate slipper? Then you'd have this hilarious collection of twisted fairy tales from the master of the absurd, Gregory Maguire!

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.5 in

Published: February 21, 2006

Publisher: HarperCollins

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060564199

ISBN - 13: 9780060564193

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales

Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales

by Gregory Maguire

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.5 in

Published: February 21, 2006

Publisher: HarperCollins

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0060564199

ISBN - 13: 9780060564193

About the Book

From the bestselling author of the adult novel "Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West"--the basis for the hit Broadway musical--comes this unique take on eight classic fairy tales. Illustrations.

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Once upon a time . . . nothing was as it seemed!

What if Sleeping Beauty were actually a frog princess, doomed to be Weeping Beauty forever? What if the Three Chickens had to outwit Goldifox? What if Cinder-Elephant lost her glass plate slipper? Then you'd have this hilarious collection of twisted fairy tales from the master of the absurd, Gregory Maguire!

About the Author

Gregory Maguire is the bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister, Lost, Mirror Mirror, and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, and A Lion Among Men. Wicked, now a beloved classic, is the basis for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name. Maguire has lectured on art, literature, and culture both at home and abroad. He lives with his family near Boston, Massachusetts.

Editorial Reviews

“ … a delightful collection, sure to be popular with sophsticated readers.”

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12