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The Rumpelstiltskin problem

Author: Vivian Vande Velde
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of variations on the familiar story of a boastful miller and the daughter he claims can spin straw into gold.
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Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vivian Vande Velde
ISBN: 0618055231 9780618055234 0544104862 9780544104860
OCLC Number: 43978342
Description: xii, 116 p. ; 19 cm.
Contents: A fairy tale in bad taste --
Straw into gold --
The domovoi --
Papa Rumpelstiltskin --
Ms. Rumpelstiltskin --
As good as gold.
Other Titles: Rumpelstiltskin (Folk tale).
Responsibility: Vivian Vande Velde.
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Have you ever wondered just what was going on when that odd little man with the long name stepped up and volunteered to spin straw into gold for the miller's daughter? If you stop and think about it,  Read more...

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* "Vande Velde's takes on this fairy tale are always humorous and often heartwarming." "Publishers Weekly, " starred review"An effective and amusing collection, with just the right amount of snappy Read more...

 
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