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In 1697, Charles Perrault published The Tales of Mother Goose, which became a staple in every child's library. This classic collection gathers nine of those beloved stories, accompanied by the bright and colorful illustrations of Francesca Rossi. Her art, like the fresh, modern retelling, bring a touch of modernity to Perrault's timeless work--including "The Fairies," "Bluebeard," "Tom Thumb," "Donkey Skin," and "Sleeping Beauty.
About the Author
Francesca Rossi graduated from the Scuola Internazionale di Comics (International School of Comics) in Florence. She publishes illustrated books for a number of Italian publishers, and designs book covers and posters. In addition to illustrating, she conducts workshops in schools and libraries, as well as making and decorating pottery. For White Star Kids, she curated the Classic Fairytales series, Who's Afraid of Witches? 100 Fun Activities for Brave Children, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?, 100 Fun Activities for Brave Children, Classic Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, and the titles Fairy Tale Adventures, Forest Fairy Tales, and The Magical World of Princesses. Francesca lives in Italy.