Really, Rapunzel Needed A Haircut!

Really, Rapunzel Needed A Haircut!

The Story Of Rapunzel, As Told By Dame Gothel

Book - 2014
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"Introduces the concept of point of view through Dame Gothel's retelling of the classic fairy tale Rapunzel"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: North Mankato, Minn. : Picture Window Books, c2014.
ISBN: 9781404879416
1404879412
Branch Call Number: JP Gunde
Characteristics: 24 p. : col. ill.
Additional Contributors: Grimm, Jacob 1785-1863.
Alonso, Denis 1986-

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forbesrachel Jun 05, 2014

Rapunzel is a difficult girl to care for. She obsesses over her hair, is demanding, and worst off...is very desirable, something many a mother fears will lead to trouble. Rapunzel's mother may not be her real one, but the witch truly adopts her, and is very protective. So, she does "what any... Read More »


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AmakasFaeryTale
Oct 16, 2015

It Is Not Good For Everyone When They Wear 12 ElfLengths Of Weave n Cant Go AnyWhere Or Be Seen Freely n It Can Get Torturous With No Personal Care Assistance From Blonde Princess Friends

forbesrachel Jun 05, 2014

Rapunzel is a difficult girl to care for. She obsesses over her hair, is demanding, and worst off...is very desirable, something many a mother fears will lead to trouble. Rapunzel's mother may not be her real one, but the witch truly adopts her, and is very protective. So, she does "what any mother would do", which amusingly equates to, locking her daughter in a tower. The next title in this series of funny fractured fairytales features Dame Gothel, sole "jailor" of Rapunzel. Of all the fairytale villains who have given their own version, she is the only one that actually sounds sincere. While there is plenty to laugh at, we can't help but feel sorry for her in the end. Some clever jokes and odd occurrences keep it on the right path though. Over-proportioned heads emphasis each characters kooky expressions compared to their normal ones. Bright colours shift to a darker set while Rapunzel is trapped, and then return when she has left the nest. Included in the back are some questions to get kids thinking. What makes this title so enjoyable is the overall concept. The witch ends up trapped herself because a whimsical woman wanted some radishes which led to some radical reasons and reasoning.

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