By Jeanne Steig
“Is it fall down or Blister, or Guggle or Nank? Williwaw, Flimflam, or Hiccup or Clank?” Says the Queen to Rumplestiltskin, of course!
In this delightfully peculiar and stylish selection of six vintage fairy stories, Jeanne and William Steig placed a unusual twist on “Rumplestiltskin,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Hansel and Gretel,” “Little purple driving Hood,” “The Frog Prince,” and “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Retold in illustrated verse, A Handful of Beans is a wry and hugely fun tackle the stories you thought you knew.
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