Ruth Sanderson is the renowned illustrator and author of over 80 books for children. Her fairy tale retellings have been widely praised and much loved by children everywhere. Her original fairy tale, The Enchanted Wood, won both the Young Hoosier Award and the Bank Street College Award. The Texas Bluebonnet Award was given to her retelling of The Golden Mare, the Firebird, and the Magic Ring. Her beautiful and ornate version of the classic fable Goldilocks is the latest addition to the collection.
An exceptionally exquisite rendering... Sanderson paints
personality and emotion into each of her characters.-- "Booklist,
Real fairy-tale magic striking realistic oil paintings well-written and beautifully illustrated.-- "School Library Journal"
The glitter on the cover foreshadows the glamour in Ruth Sanderson's retelling even as the heroine tends the fire, readers will see her beauty.-- "Publishers Weekly"