Rachel Isadora – author/illustrator
G. P. Putnam and Sons
The story: This is the stock standard version of the classic fairy tale. The illustrations, made with oil paints, printed paper and palette paper, are vibrant and vivid depictions of African princesses. The story also uses some African words, which are defined at the back of the book.
The highlights: The illustrations show that princesses don’t necessarily look like Disney ones. [Read more…]