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Shirley Climo

  • 5 stars across 6 books
    Shirley Climo's love of folklore began in her childhood and has provided the background for many of her children's books, such as The Korean Cinderella, Magic & Mischief: Tales from Cornwall, A Treasury of Princesses: Princess Tales from Around the World, A Treasury of Mermaids: Mermaid Tales from Around the World, and Someone Saw a Spider: Spider Facts and Folktales, an NCTE Teacher's Choice and Library of Congress Best Children's Book that was originally inspired by her research for Cobweb Christmas. Mrs. Climo and her husband live in Los Altos, California.

    Shirley Climo is the author of many children's books including The Egyptian Cinderella and King of the Birds, both illustrated by Ruth Heller, and T.J.'s Ghost. She lives in Los Altos, CA. Ruth Heller travelled to Korea to do the research for this book. She is the author-illustrator of Up, Up and Away, among many other books for children, and lives in San Francisco, CA.
    15th July 1992

    Egyptian Cinderella

    "A stunning combination of fluent prose and exquisitely wrought illustrations" (School Library Journal). "An... More

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    18th January 1996

    The Korean Cinderella

    "This masterfully retold version of Cinderella presents real Korean customs and includes dramatic, brightly colored illu... More

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    26th January 2000

    Irish Cinderlad

    "A robust story of courage and danger" (Booklist). "A must for collectors of Cinderella variants" (Kirkus Reviews). Fol... More

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