The Most Wonderful Thing in the World

The Most Wonderful Thing in the World

Book - 2015
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A fairy tale about a king and queen who would wed their daughter to the suitor that could show them the most wonderful thing in the world.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015.
Edition: First U.S. edition.
ISBN: 9780763675011
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Barrett, Angela - Illustrator


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May 17, 2017

This is a great book!

I love the illustrations

FindingJane Feb 02, 2016

Rich person meets poor person or peasant weds royalty—a timeless combination in fairy tales even when fairies aren’t involved. This original tale by Vivian French is a delicious entry into the genre as a gentle, loving boy manages to win the girl of his heart by coming up with the perfect answer to an enigma: what IS the most wonderful thing in the world?

The story is enhanced by truly beautiful color illustrations by Angela Barrett. Each page brims with detail as she draws everything from a mermaid to missile, enchanted leopard to electrical fan, a car that drives across water to a card-playing dog. This picture book is a splendid visual indulgence, one not to be missed.


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May 17, 2017

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