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Lies, knives and girls in red dresses, Ron Koertge ; illustrated by Andrea Dezsö

Label
Lies, knives and girls in red dresses
Title
Lies, knives and girls in red dresses
Statement of responsibility
Ron Koertge ; illustrated by Andrea Dezsö
Title variation
Lies, knives & girls in red dresses
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Free-verse reveals true stories behind well-known fairy tales, some reset in modern times, as a strung-out match girl sells CDs to drug users, Little Red Riding Hood admits that she wanted to know what it is like to be swallowed whole, and Cinderella's stepsisters are duped
Cataloging source
DLC
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Koertge, Ronald
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.5.K66
LC item number
Lie 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dezso, Andrea
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Characters and characteristics in literature
  • Novels in verse
  • Fairy tales
  • Characters in literature
  • Novels in verse
  • Fairy tales
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Lies, knives and girls in red dresses, Ron Koertge ; illustrated by Andrea Dezsö
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
The stepsisters -- Rapunzel: a story in five parts -- Thumbelina: the mole's story -- The little match girl -- Bearskin -- Twelve dancing princesses -- Memoirs of the beast -- Hansel and Gretel -- Godfather death -- The ugly duckling -- Diamonds and toads -- The frog prince -- The emperor's new clothes: an afterword -- The robber bridegroom -- Rumpelstiltskin -- The little, small, wee bear -- Bluebeard -- Little thumb -- Red Riding Hood, Home at last, Tells her mother what happened -- East of the sun and west of the moon -- The princess and the pea: a monologue -- The ogre queen -- Wolf
Control code
ocn758389107
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
87 p.
Isbn
9780763644062
Lccn
2011047027
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Lies, knives and girls in red dresses, Ron Koertge ; illustrated by Andrea Dezsö
Publication
Contents
The stepsisters -- Rapunzel: a story in five parts -- Thumbelina: the mole's story -- The little match girl -- Bearskin -- Twelve dancing princesses -- Memoirs of the beast -- Hansel and Gretel -- Godfather death -- The ugly duckling -- Diamonds and toads -- The frog prince -- The emperor's new clothes: an afterword -- The robber bridegroom -- Rumpelstiltskin -- The little, small, wee bear -- Bluebeard -- Little thumb -- Red Riding Hood, Home at last, Tells her mother what happened -- East of the sun and west of the moon -- The princess and the pea: a monologue -- The ogre queen -- Wolf
Control code
ocn758389107
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
87 p.
Isbn
9780763644062
Lccn
2011047027
Other physical details
ill.

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