Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales (Paperback)
Once upon a time . . . nothing was as it seemed!
What if Sleeping Beauty were actually a frog princess, doomed to be Weeping Beauty forever? What if the Three Chickens had to outwit Goldifox? What if Cinder-Elephant lost her glass plate slipper? Then you'd have this hilarious collection of twisted fairy tales from the master of the absurd, Gregory Maguire!
“ … eight deeply and profoundly silly stories.…Puns, literary and political references, wordplay, and sly wisdom abound.…Dizzylingly funny.”
“Here are amusing retellings of eight familiar fairy tales with the characters as animals, … ”
“ … a delightful collection, sure to be popular with sophsticated readers.”