A retelling of five classic folk/fairy tales, including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Jack and the Beanstalk, from a contemporary perspective.
|Statement||William J. Brooke ; drawings by Richard Egielski.|
|Contributions||Egielski, Richard, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ8.B682 Tel 1990|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 132 p. :|
|Number of Pages||132|
|ISBN 10||0060206888, 0060206896|
|LC Control Number||89036588|
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