Rumpelstiltskin (Hardcover)

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview


Publisher Perfection Learning
Mfg Part# 9780780764156
SKU 216745904
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0780764153
Release Date 7/8/2010
Author Info
Paul O. Zelinsky
Paul O. Zelinsky studied art at Yale University, where one of his instructors was Maurice Sendak. After graduating from Yale, Zelinsky attended the Tyler School of Art in both Philadelphia and Rome. He has illustrated the works of such authors as Avi, Beverly Cleary, and Jack Prelutsky. His illustrations for RUMPELSTILTSKIN earned that book a Caldecott Honor Award. Zelinsky's picture book, THE MAID AND THE MOUSE AND THE OLD ODD-SHAPED HOUSE, was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book, as was THE STORY OF MRS. LOVEWRIGHT AND PURRLESS HER CAT. He won the 1998 Caldecott Medal for his version of RAPUNZEL.
From the Publisher
Annotation Based primarily on the 1819 version of the Grimm brothers' story, this picture book tells the traditional tale of a young woman who, because of a foolish boast by her father, is forced by the king to spin straw into gold. Of course, the woman has no idea of how to spin straw into gold, but she is saved by a strange little man who agrees to complete the task in exchange for her necklace. The king is impressed--so impressed, in fact, that the next night he forces the woman to spin even more straw into gold, and once again the woman makes a trade with the stranger, and the task is again accomplished. By the third night, the woman has nothing left to trade with the odd man, and so she agrees to his offer: if he spins the straw into gold, she will give him her firstborn child. A year later, the woman, who has married the king, gives birth to a son--and the little man arrives to collect his payment. Heartbroken, she begs the man not to take her child, and he agrees--if she can guess his name. Will the queen be able to guess the man's name or will she be forced to give him her baby? Illustrated with oil paintings, which place the story in a late medieval setting, RUMPELSTILTSKIN is a 1987 Caldecott Honor Book.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 06
Publisher Perfection Learning

More Buying Options

Seller Infomation Price & Shipping
$12.41 + $3.10 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock, 45 Day Returns

On Order
Add to Cart
Ria Christie Collections $25.50 + $7.98 shipping
Condition: Brand New
In Stock

Usually ships in 1 to 2 business days
Add to Cart
$12.41 + $3.10 shipping
$18.00 You save $5.59 (31%)
Earn 13 ($0.13) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: Hardcover
Condition: Brand New
More coming soon, order now. On Order
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:
For Books, Music, Movies & TV place over $40 (before tax and shipping charges) of eligible products in your shopping basket. Not valid with marketplace products, other restrictions apply.