cover image The Golden Goose

The Golden Goose

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Jacob W. Grimm. NorthSouth, $13.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-3-85539-004-5

This is the classic and beloved tale in which the youngest son, powerless and underappreciated in his family, gains wealth and love through an act of kindness. Smooth and unabridged, the telling carries the full flavor of the original. And as usual, Duntze's stylish illustrations contribute fascinating details, in the characters' expressive faces, the clothing and furnishings, as well as in the beautifully composed settings. A treat for lap-sharing or reading aloud. this would also be an espe cially fine choice for any child's shelf. Ages 6-8. (October)