Leaping Beauty

Leaping Beauty

And Other Animal Fairy Tales

Book - 2004
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Who better to wreak havoc with eight beloved fairytales than Gregory Maguire, the brilliantly funny author of the adult novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, as well as of the hilarious middle-grade series, The Hamlet Chronicles.

Zany animals of all species run through these fractured tales with alarming speed and dexterity. Who would have thought that Sleeping Beauty, that most regal of all fairy- tales, could be twisted into the story of a frog with a most unusual and promising dance career? Get ready to meet a gorilla queen and a psycho chimp, seven giant giraffes; and one very bad walrus.

Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2004.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780060564179
0060564172
9780060564186
0060564180
Branch Call Number: j 398.2452 MAGUIRE
Characteristics: 197 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Demarest, Chris L.

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