THE DANCING SKELETON by Cynthia--Adapt. DeFelice

THE DANCING SKELETON

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A storyteller shares a tale that must be a favorite with her audiences--a yarn about an ornery corpse that comes back to plague his widow, rocking in a chair by her fire until he's reduced to a skeleton. A clever suitor manages to get rid of him by playing his fiddle, so that the skeleton dances himself apart and can finally be buried--though the skull has the last word. In deft line and glowing watercolor, Parker's illustrations capture both the humor and the delicious, eerie thrill of a memorable, adroitly told story.

Pub Date: Sept. 1st, 1989
Page count: 32pp
Publisher: Macmillan