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The Silk Princess

The Classic Edition

Illustrated by Charles Santore
LIST PRICE $19.95

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.

Charles Santore renowned illustrations have 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. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work.

Charles Santore renowned illustrations have 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. Santore is best known for his luminous interpretations of classic children’s stories such as Snow White, The Night Before Christmas and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Paul Revere’s Ride, which was named 2004 Children’s Book of the Year for Poetry by the Bank Street College Children’s Book Committee. His illustrations for The Wizard of Oz, which is widely considered to be the quintessential illustrated version, were used as the scenic backdrops for a major television performance of the work.

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