Thursday, April 01, 2010

April Book of the Month

The story of Rapunzel is both well known and a well told fairy tale. The picture book Falling For Rapunzel by Leah Wilox and illustrated by Lydia Monks takes a colorful and original spin on the well loved tale. The adaptation takes on a new hilarious look at what really might have happened when Rapunzel's prince came to her window and she misheard his request for her hair. With bright, vivid and joyful illustrations the story comes to life with clever and quick dialogue composed of rhythms. With easy to read sentences and rhythms that create an element of delightful surprise as to what Rapunzel might really throw down to her awaiting prince. For fans of fairy tales and new comers alike, pick up Falling For Rapunzel and you'll find yourself falling for this delightful book, laughing all the way down.

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