From Publishers Weekly
This magnificently illustrated Caldecott Honor book features an understated retelling of the classic tale. Ages 3-8.
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About the Author
Rika Lesser is a poet and translator of Swedish and German literature.
Paul Zelinsky was born in Evanston, Illinois. He attended Yale University, where he took a course with Maurice Sendak, which later inspired him to pursue a career in children's books. Afterwards he received a graduate degree in painting from Tyler School of Art, in Philadelphia and Rome. Paul Zelinsky lives in New York with his wife, Deborah, and the younger of their two daughters.