The Silk Princess

The Classic Edition

Illustrated by Charles Santore
LIST PRICE $19.95

About The Book

Learn about the origin of silk alongside Princess His-Ling Chi in this wonderful adventure.

Based on the ancient fable of the Silk Princess, this original story tells the history of silk in an adorable light. Charles Santore’s beautiful, best-selling illustrations pair with his original story to capture the spirit of ancient China. Follow Princess Hsi-Ling Chi as she explores the Five Sacred Mountains of China in search of the end of a silk thread. This gorgeous edition will hold an honored spot on your bookshelf for generations.

About The Author

The work of New York Times best-selling children's book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children's stories, including, The Night Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Wizard of Oz.

About The Illustrator

The work of New York Times best-selling children's book illustrator Charles Santore has been widely exhibited in museums and celebrated with recognitions such as the prestigious Hamilton King Award, the Society of Illustrators Award of Excellence, and the Original Art 2000 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children's stories, including, The Night Before Christmas, The Little Mermaid, Snow White, The Velveteen Rabbit, and The Wizard of Oz.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Applesauce Press (January 14, 2020)
  • Length: 64 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781604339451

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