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written by Bruce Hale and illustrated by Howard Fine
Harcourt Children’s Books, May 2008, Fiction
Suitable for: Pre-school – Kindergarten (ages 3-8)
Themes/Topics: Fairies/witches, Trust, Hope, Being perfect.
Opening and brief synopsis: Long, long ago (about six hundred and two years ago last Friday, at 7:00p.m., Fairy Standard Time, to be exact), the childless King Gluteus and his wife, Queen Esophagus, got lucky at last.
A hot pink and purple, snoring Sleeping Beauty.
Links to resources: Activity Kit for teachers.
This picture book is a delightful romp through an old favourite with a fun twist and lots of fun words and it is appealing to adults and children alike.