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Leaping Beauty

And Other Animal Fairy Tales

by Gregory Maguire

  • 79 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by HarperTrophy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsChris L. Demarest (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7278753M
ISBN 100060564199
ISBN 109780060564193

GREGORY MAGUIRE is the author of a number of best-selling adult novels, including Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, as well as numerous children's books, including the hilarious Hamlet Chronicles. While writing Leaping Beauty and Other Animal Fairy Tales, Mr. Maguire sadly became allergic to all creatures great and small/5(26). At Leaping Laughter, it is our mission to support the growth of the Individual and their advancement in Light, Wisdom, Understanding, Knowledge, and Power through Beauty, Courage, and Wit, on the Foundation of Universal Brotherhood, under the auspices of the philosophy known as Thelema (Will). Do what thou wilt shall be the whole of the Law.

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LEAPING BEAUTY. The king and queen of the frogs gave birth to a baby. They were delighted, for they had long wanted a child. The tadpole was as green as the slime in a vernal pond, and the bumps on her skin had bumps of their own.

The king and queen decided to call her Beauty, as she was the most beautiful thing they had ever seen. out of 5 stars Leaping Beauty/Animal Fairytales.

Reviewed in the United States on April 3, Verified Purchase. Brilliant. Word/picture associations, correlation to original stories,with little sarcastic asides scattered throughout.

A good /5(39). Gregory Maguire is the New York Times bestselling author of Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister; Lost; Mirror Mirror; and the Wicked Years, a series that includes Wicked, Son of a Witch, A Lion Among Men, and Out of a beloved classic, Wicked is the basis for a blockbuster Tony Award–winning Broadway musical.

Maguire has lectured on art, literature, /5(25). out of 5 stars Leaping Beauty/Animal Fairytales. Reviewed in the United States on April 3, Verified Purchase. Brilliant. Word/picture associations, correlation to original stories,with little sarcastic asides scattered throughout.

A good /5(42). From Sleeping Beauty which became Leaping Beauty, to The 3 Little Pigs which became the 3 Little Penguins and the Big Bad Walrus, this book was a ton of fun to read.

Definitely a fun light read. flag Like see review/5. Inappropriate The list (including its title or description) facilitates illegal activity, or contains hate speech or ad hominem attacks on a fellow Goodreads member or author.

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The best part is that it is read by the author. Each story lights up with charm and humor. Go. Leaping Beauty is a children's book that parents will almost certainly grab before their kids will.

Why. Purely because of the star power of its author, Gregory Maguire, an endlessly entertaining and inventive writer whose novel Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, inspired a Tony Award-winning play.

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Visit » About. Column. CONTACT. Customer. Sleeping Beauty woke up and became Leaping Beauty. She bounded up in the air like a rubber ball, just about as high as the door to Old Dame Hornet’s home. Sadly, when the boss of the bumblebees broke the spell of the baron of the butterflies, the old spell of the bishop of the beetles kicked in again.

So as Leaping Beauty leapt, she wept. Buy a cheap copy of Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy book by Gregory Maguire. > 11/11/ PM:LEAPING BEAUTY:AND OTHER ANIMAL FAIRY TALES, PB Free shipping over $/5(5).

Fractured Fairy Tales - Leaping Beauty. Category Education; Show more Show less. Comments are turned off Advertisement Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically. The frog heroine of "Leaping Beauty," for instance, obviously does not prick her finger; instead she "bite down on a stray explosive from some stupid human engineering project." The mother in "Hamster and Gerbil" is a beaver (the kids are adopted) who dies in the opening scene when a tree falls on her head/5(8).

Read "Leaping Beauty And Other Animal Fairy Tales" by Gregory Maguire available from Rakuten Kobo. Who better to wreak havoc with eight beloved fairytales than Gregory Maguire, the brilliantly funny author of the adult 4/5.

Leaping Beauty: And Other Animal Fairy Tales. The stepmother went first. Her foot looked a little bit like a blanched cod in the dish. The film was almost done. A thousand theaters across the land were eager to book it. The scenes with Beauty and the chain saw were said to reach new heights of postmodern excellence.

But then there was a. From the elegantly addled brain of the author who brought us not only Wicked but haunted hairdos and stupid cupids, come eight deeply and profoundly silly stories. They have been twisted, turned inside-out, and re-imagined, so while they remain recognizable, their animal cast is only the beginning of their metamorphosis.

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An educational video for kids. Animated Video- The original fairy tale of Sleeping Beauty is changed to the new tale of Leaping Beauty. Beauty steps on a witch's toe, and the witch changes her into a bore who talks everyone to sleep.

Having bored everyone in her village with all of her talking, she is banished to the forest with the wild boars.  Her spell is finally .Leaping Beauty also contains contributions by Chris Demarest.

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