cover image INTO THE WOODS


Stephen Sondheim, , adapted and illus. by Hudson Talbott. . Scribner, $20 (96pp) ISBN 978-0-7432-3290-6

This picture book–adaptation of the Broadway musical brings together many favorite characters in one tale, including the childless baker and his wife, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack with his beanstalk. Talbott's adaptation retains the flavor of Sondheim's lyrics, and those who know the score will find themselves singing along. All ages. (Mar.)