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An Undone Fairy Tale by Ian Lendler

An Undone Fairy Tale

by Ian Lendler

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A story, told from the point of view of the artists. A very sweet, funny, action filled story, that could only encourage a child to turn the next page and keep reading by telling them to stop! The story, of a princess locked in a tower and forced to work while waiting for a prince to save her is turned on it's head and quickly improvised as the artists struggle to keep up. And then there's Trevor, the artist's dog. The princess soon realizes that she's not going to be rescued anytime soon, and... well... deals with it. My only complaint is that the story was so short! Maybe a sequel will follow? (Hint, hint?) ( )
  Ermina | Feb 25, 2016 |
Such. A. CUTE. Book. Seriously. I read it and laughed. It was such an interesting concept. This is a great book to read allowed for any age. ( )
  bereneezypie | Feb 23, 2013 |
I read this book to my little cousins and they laughed their butts off!! The Undone Fairy Tale is your traditional fairy tale with the princess and the king, so forth and so on, but with a creative twist. On every page the author interrupts the story with a side note warning you not to turn the page because Ned, the illustrator hasn't finished drawing the pictures yet. He says you read too fast for him to draw and so at the last minute he has to use everyday objects like fish instead of horses, or a pretzel instead of a dragon. To see what comes next is super funny! ( )
  Klefort | Nov 7, 2012 |
This is an unusual twist on a fairy tale. It starts off with the princess needing to be resuced from the evil step father. In the middle of reading the narrator and illustrator constantly pipe in to not read ahead because they haven't finished working on it. In the end the princess rescues herself and the prince. This is a good book to compare and contrast the old and knowing of Repunzel. ( )
  Kcarline143 | Feb 7, 2012 |
This book doesn't follow the conventional fairy tale starting off as a princess needing rescuing from her evil step-father who makes he bake pies every day however in the end the princess rescues herself and then rescues the prince. The book is quite silly as the narrator and illustrator start to talk to the reader begging them not to turn the page as the next scene isn't finished and then the narrator and illustrator start using what is around them to finish the scene. ( )
  ecosborne | Jan 24, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0689866771, Hardcover)

Now, Ned and I admire how well you read. But the story will be ruined if you turn the page right now.

So please don't.

A beautiful pie-making princess is trapped in a tower. Can Sir Wilbur rescue her? And more importantly, can he do it while wearing a tutu? He's going to try! But if you read the story too quickly, Ned won't be able to make the pictures or costumes in time. And happily-ever-after may start to go a bit haywire.

Join Ian Lendler and Whitney Martin for a fairy tale that takes off into hilarious uncharted territory -- all because you won't slow down!

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:23:19 -0400)

When it's illustrator cannot keep up with its reader, a story about shelfish; pie loving king takes numerous silly detours.

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