by Rachel Isadora - £5.99 Penguin Books (2009)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780142414507 | ISBN 10: 0142414506
A Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator gives this classic fairy tale a brand–new setting!
Night after night, the twelve princesses mysteriously wear out their shoes. But how? The king promises a great reward to any man who can solve the mystery.
Rachel Isadora has revitalized and reimagined this well-loved Brothers Grimm fairytale by bringing the story of the twelve princesses to Africa. The unique presentation of this classic tale is sure to enchant readers with its vibrant imagery.
(Price & availability last checked: November 2018)
In booklists: Princesses - Books for Children and Young Adults, Black and Asian Characters: Children's Picture Story Books, Fiction - Picture Story Books, Africa - Books for Children, Myths, Folktales & Fairy Tales for Children & Young Adults, In categories: Childrens & Teenage Books, Black, Asian & Other Diasporas, Fiction, World - Africa,