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Hansel and Gretel

Written by the Grimm brothers and illustrated by Rachel Isadora

Rachel Isadora gives a cultural twist to a classic Grimm fairy tale, and sets her version of “Hansel and Gretel” somewhere deep in a forest in Africa.

While the story stays true to the original version for the most part, witch-and-all, it is the illustrations that make this book so memorable. Each collage tells a story that is as colorful and vibrant as the people of Africa itself.

So if you’re looking for a picture book brimming with diversity; fill your pockets with some white pebbles, take a piece of bread, and follow our two protagonists on a mission through the dark forest, back to their home and family.

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