The Duke Who Outlawed Jelly Beans and Other Stories

Johnny Valentine, Author, Lynette Schmidt, Illustrator Alyson Books $10.95 (32p) ISBN 978-1-55583-847-8
Five fairy tales teach tolerance in The Duke Who Outlawed Jelly Beans: And Other Stories (1991) by Valentine, illus. by Schmidt. ""The Frog Prince"" leaves his own wicked parents to live with his rescuer, Nicholas, and his family. In the title story, a duke decrees that all children must have one mother and one father; the kids, mocking this and other silly laws, reveal the duke's folly.
Reviewed on: 05/01/2004
Release date: 05/01/2004
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