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Hansel and Gretel

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Paperback, 48 pages
Published October 10th 1990 by Scholastic
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Aug 12, 2015 Karen Witzler rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The Winslow Pinney Pels illustrated version of Ruth Belov Gross's retelling of Hansel and Gretel is by far my favorite picture book version. Very hard to find...
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This is the traditional story of Hansel and Gretel. Hansel and Gretel were the children of the woodcutter. Their step mom suggested to leave them in the woods to die. They come across the wicked witches cottage made of food. They are hungry and start to eat her cottage. She captures the children. She tells the children she is going to eat them. As the story goes Gretel pushes the wicked witch into the oven. They find some treasures in her house and they take it with them. They walk through the ...more
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Hansel and Gretel were left in the woods by their stepmother to die. They walk around and find a cottage made of food. They begin to eat the cottage and along comes the witch who lives there. The witch wants to eat them, but Gretel pushes her into the oven. They both find the treasures she has and leave. They return back home where they learn that their stepmother had died.

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Born in Philadelphia and raised in Florida, Ruth Belov Gross has lived in New York City ever since graduating from the University of Miami in 1950. Although her first job out of college was as an editorial assistant for a children's publishing house, Gross never planned to write for children herself. Instead she went on to a successful career as a medical writer, where she became adept at thorough ...more
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