EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON by Kathleen & Michael Hague--Adapts. Hague

EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The dimensions are those of a picture book, but inside are solid pages of text punctuated, at every other opening, by a full-page, full-color illustration in the fin-de-siecle mode--inclining sometimes toward Bilibin, sometimes toward Max-field Parrish. The text is merely a flavorless paraphrase of the original, and inferior as storytelling or drama to the Dasent version. Nothing is accomplished altogether except to present this much-anthologized story in a single (costly, undistinguished) volume.

Pub Date: Sept. 2nd, 1980
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich