A brand-new board book edition, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of this fractured fairy tale bedtime story
In this hilarious fractured fairy tale romp, everything goes awry. Goldilocks lives with the seven dwarfs, a princess kisses Humpty Dumpty, and she and the prince rescue the Wicked Witch of the West! Can all this mischief get sorted out so that everyone lives happily ever after? Jean Little and Maggie de Vries's playful text and Phoebe Gilman's magical illustrations make this twisted classic a delight to share with new generations of readers.
JEAN LITTLE is the author of over fifty books, which have been translated into a dozen languages and have won many awards, including the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award, the Canada Council Literature Prize, and the Boston Globe Horn-Book Honor Book Award. She has been nominated for the Astrid Lindgren Award eight times. She is also a member of the Order of Canada for her outstanding contribution to Canadian children's literature, and was recently presented with the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. Jean lives in Guelph, Ontario.
MAGGIE DEVRIES is an award-winning author of ten books for children and teens, including Tale of a Great White Fish, Fraser Bear and Big City Bees. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. The author lives in Guelph, Ontario.
PRAISE FOR ONCE UPON A GOLDEN APPLE
"A Canadian classic. This inventive spoof takes some of our favourite classic fairy tales and turns them upside down, inside out, and back to front, with always hilarious results." -Jeffrey Canton
"Children will thoroughly enjoy this picture-book, which I highly recommend as an ideal choice for both preschool and Primary classrooms." -Canadian Materials
"4/4… Parents, educators, librarians and little readers can all find something within the pages of Once Upon a Golden Apple to inspire and to amuse them… Highly Recommended." --CM Magazine