Item description for Fairy Tale Timpa by Michael Reynolds Altan...
"Altan is one of the geniuses of Italian illustration . . . for years he has made Italians of all ages think and dream."-RAI Books
"A veritable classic that every home must have on its bookshelves. . . . Timpa is a friend to wile away the hours with. . . . She speaks with animals, adults, objects, plants, even with shoes, she observes the world with interest, deep feeling, respect and wonder. [Timpa] continues to attract and fascinate children that belong to widely divergent generations."-La Stampa
In this new series of nine short Timpa adventures, our little pink-spotted heroine doesn't just read fairy tales, she inhabits them-stepping right into the world of Sleeping Beauty, Pinocchio, and even the Frog Prince.
Timpa has been the best-loved children's character in Italy for decades, spawning television programs, animated films, all manner of merchandising, and dozens of imitators. Fairy Tale Timpa includes nine new Timpa adventures accompanied by Altan's captivating full-color illustrations. For readers age two to six.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.79" Width: 7.87" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.57 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2007
Publisher Europa Editions
ISBN 1933372389 ISBN13 9781933372389
Reviews - What do customers think about Fairy Tale Timpa?
The exuberant color artwork and smooth-as-silk translation from the original Italian make Fairy Tale Timpa a delight Jan 9, 2008
Fairy Tale Timpa is a unique children's picturebook in the format of a comic graphic novel. Book three in the Timpa series, featuring a friendly spotted female puppy, Fairy Tale Timpa consists of nine different adventures as Timpa discovers the world of fairytales, from Snow White to Pinocchio to the Frog Prince, by entering their world through the magic of imagination and participating in their outcome. The exuberant color artwork and smooth-as-silk translation from the original Italian make Fairy Tale Timpa a delight, and the friendly comic book narrative format is especially ideal for coaxing young people to experience the joy of reading. Highly recommended.