William the Curious: Knight of the Water Lilies by Charles SantoreWilliam the Curious: Knight of the Water Lilies by Charles Santore

William the Curious: Knight of the Water Lilies

byCharles SantoreIllustratorCharles Santore

Hardcover | March 4, 2014

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The tale of a courageous frog who opens a stubborn Queen’s eyes to the beauty of nature is now available in a hardcover classic edition, featuring Charles Santore’s brilliant illustrations for a new generation of readers.

The inspiring story of William the Curious tells the tale of William, a brave young frog who lives in the moat of a castle. The Queen of the Land of Far and Wide is a stubborn and impatient ruler who wreaks havoc in her kingdom and demands perfection out of all things. After tossing everything imperfect into the moat, William works up the courage to respectfully approach her, and miraculously opens her eyes to a new world. Charles Santore’s original illustrations are faithfully reproduced with brilliance, detailing the captivating scenes of William’s daring adventures and triumphant influence on the Queen.
Charles Santore is a renowned children’s book illustrator whose work has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. Santore is best known for his lum...
Title:William the Curious: Knight of the Water LiliesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:44 pages, 11 × 10.5 × 0.3 inShipping dimensions:11 × 10.5 × 0.3 inPublished:March 4, 2014Publisher:Applesauce PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1604334746

ISBN - 13:9781604334746

Appropriate for ages: 3