A Handful of Beans

A Handful of Beans From the beloved children s book duo Jeanne and William Steig comes six classic fairy tales retold with a refreshing twist that will keep you laughing from beginning to end Is it Crumple or Blister

  • Title: A Handful of Beans
  • Author: Jeanne Steig William Steig
  • ISBN: 9781481439619
  • Page: 481
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From the beloved children s book duo, Jeanne and William Steig, comes six classic fairy tales retold with a refreshing twist that will keep you laughing from beginning to end Is it Crumple or Blister, or Guggle or Nank Williwaw, Flimflam, or Hiccup or Clank Says the Queen to Rumplestiltskin, of course In this delightfully odd and sublime collection of six classic fairyFrom the beloved children s book duo, Jeanne and William Steig, comes six classic fairy tales retold with a refreshing twist that will keep you laughing from beginning to end Is it Crumple or Blister, or Guggle or Nank Williwaw, Flimflam, or Hiccup or Clank Says the Queen to Rumplestiltskin, of course In this delightfully odd and sublime collection of six classic fairy tales, Jeanne and William Steig put a quirky twist on Rumplestiltskin, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, The Frog Prince, and Jack and the Beanstalk Retold in illustrated verse, A Handful of Beans is a wry and highly amusing take on the tales you thought you knew.

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    1. The Steigs retell the Rumpelstiltskin, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, The Frog Prince, and Jack and the Beanstalk.Surprisingly, the Steigs stayed pretty close to the classic versions of each of these tales. That's also a warning, the wolf gets cut up in this version, Rumpelstiltskin splits himself in half, the giant dies when the beanstalk falls and Gretel offs the witch by pushing her into the oven. These are not the Disney versions. I did like the little rhyme [...]

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