The brave little tailor

By Grimm, Jacob & Grimm, Wilhelm & Bell, Anthea

Publishers Summary:
A tailor who kills seven flies with one blow outwits the king and earns half his kingdom and his daughter's hand in marriage.

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ISBN
978-0-88708-091-3
Publisher
Saxonville, MA : Picture Book Studio, c1989.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 1989

K-Gr 4 Children will be charmed by Bell's translation of the tale about the tailor who advertised his prowess by embroidering a sash proclaiming "Seven at a Blow." The narrative respects the original story; the text is not diluted, and it is lengthy. Vocabulary such as courtiers, contemptuously, and desperate adds to the vitality of the story. The settings and clothing in Tharlet's detailed and appropriate soft-toned watercolor washes suggest the Middle Age...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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