This story has been adapted for children today while respecting the richness and flavor of the original version. The size of the book and its warm, inviting illustrations will appeal to young children, who will be captivated by the game page at the end.
Other Details: 36 full-color illustrations 32 pages 6 1/2 x 6 1/2" Published 1999
Author Biography: Edith Baudrand is a children's book illustrator and set designer living in Paris, France.
About the Author
Susan Jeffers is the illustrator of such distinguished picture books as Three Jovial Huntsmen, a Caldecott Honor book; Rachel Field's Hitty; and the ABBY Award-winning Brother Eagle, Sister Sky, which was also a New York Times besteller. She lives in New York.