"Rumpelstiltskin" by Paul O. Zelinsky.

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English 328 9 April 2003 The book I have chosen to read is Rumpelstiltskin. This version has been retold and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky. This story was one of the original Grimm's tales and also received the Caldecott Honor medal. Zelinsky's oil paintings are filled with emotion and beauty. The detail of the illustrations evokes the brilliance of the late medieval setting and the universal appeal of this beloved folktale. I chose Rumpelstiltskin because it is a …

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