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3 edition of The goat-faced girl found in the catalog.

The goat-faced girl

Leah Sharpe

The goat-faced girl

by Leah Sharpe

  • 384 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by David R. Godine in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales,
  • Laziness -- Fiction,
  • Beauty, Personal -- Fiction,
  • Princes -- Fiction,
  • Magic -- Fiction,
  • Foundlings -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    When Isabella, a beautiful but lazy young woman, agrees to marry an equally lazy prince, the sorceress who raised her gives her the head of a goat in hopes that she will learn to do things for herself.

    Edition Notes

    Statementadapted by Leah Sharpe & Jane Marinsky ; illustrated by Jane Marinsky.
    GenreFiction
    ContributionsMarinsky, Jane.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.S3402 Go 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24060359M
    ISBN 109781567923933
    LC Control Number2009022383
    OCLC/WorldCa436309707

    The Goat-faced Girl A Classic Italian Folktale (Book): Sharpe, Leah: When Isabella, a beautiful but lazy young woman, agrees to marry an equally lazy prince, the sorceress who raised her gives her the head of a goat in hopes that she will learn to do things for herself. The Goat-Faced Girl: A Classic Italian Folktale by Leah Marinsky Sharpe. Godine Publisher, David R., Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains undamaged. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: .

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Jane Marinsky is an illustrator whose work has appeared in many publications. Her two children's books with Godine are The Goat-Faced Girl and Just Perfect/5(12). The Goat-Faced Girl is a refreshing new take on a sly old tale, beautifully embellished with stellar illustrations of great imagination.

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LINKS. Home Essays The Goat-faced Girl. Famous Authors (View All Authors) Aristotle. Hilaire Belloc. Richard Steele. Elinor Glyn. Leah Marinsky Sharpe has been fascinated with fairy and folk tales since she was a child.

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Jane Marinsky is an illustrator whose work has appeared in many :   The Goat-Faced Girl retold by Leah Marinsky Sharpe. This story is based on an Italian folktale about a lazy girl's journey to becoming a productive and intelligent young woman.

It begins with an abandoned Isabella being taken in by a magical "lizard-lady" and growing into a lazy girl. While this book has wonderful illustrations Author: Laura Litwin. The Goat-Faced Girl, a witty and richly illustrated retelling of an old Italian tale that will probably be new to most young American readers.

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- The Goat-Faced Girl - The Story of the Queen of I got this a year ago along with The Olive Fairy Book. Unfortunately for me, my copy doesn't include illustrations and on some of the pages the quotation marks are messed-up/5.

The Goat-Faced Girl: A Classic Italian Folktale Leah Marinsky Sharpe, Retold by, Jane Marinsky, Illustrator, illus. by Jane Marinsky. Godine $ (32p) ISBN Creation.

Goat-Faced Girl was created by writer Rick Remender and artist John first appeared in the story "New Union" in October The Goat-Faced Girl: A Classic Italian Folktale. illus. by Jane Marinsky. unpaged. CIP. Godine. Tr $ ISBN LC Gr 2–4—This story is based on an Italian folktale by the same name, which can be found in Andrew Lang's The Grey Fairy Book (Kessinger, ).

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The Grey Fairy Book Contents: Donkey Skin -- The Goblin Pony -- An Impossible Enchantment -- The Story of Dschemil and Dachemila -- Janni and the Draken -- The Partnership of the Thief and the Liar -- Fortunatus and his Purse -- The Goat-faced Girl -- What came of picking Flowers -- The Story of Bensurdatu -- The Magician's Horse -- The Little.The Goat-faced Girl is an Italian fairy tale.

Giambattista Basile included a version in his Pentamerone. Andrew Lang included a version, collected by Hermann Kletke, in The Grey Fairy Book. The Brothers Grimm noted its similarity to their Mary's Child, and also to the Norwegian The Lassie and Her Godmother.

Synopsis. A poor peasant had twelve daughters, one year .