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Briar Rose
Author: Jane Yolen

ISBN: 9780765382948
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 28 February 2017
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.9 x 13.8 x 1.9
Description:
The tale of Sleeping Beauty vividly and imaginatively re-told in one of the darkest moments in human history.

A young American journalist is drawn to Europe and to the past as she investigates the mystery of her grandmother's life. From her grandmother she inherited a silver ring, a photograph, and the traditional tale of Briar Rose: clues that will ultimately lead her to a distant land and an astonishing revelation of death and rebirth.

The story of the Holocaust, like the story of Sleeping Beauty, is indeed familiar-yet such is a master storyteller's skill that along the way we learn the tale anew. This is a tale of life and death, love and hate, despair and redemption.

About the Author

Jane Yolen is one of America's bestselling authors for young readers. She is the winner of the prestigious Caldecott Medal, the World Fantasy Award, and the Academy of Poets Prize. She has served on the board of Directors for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators since its inception, and is a past president of the Science Fiction Writers of America.

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