Selected by the Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College of Education as one of the 2004 Best Children's Books for the Year In the grand tradition of fairy tales, a king becomes lost in an enchanted forest. In order to save himself, he strikes a dreadful bargain with an elderly witch: he will marry her daughter if only she will show him the way home. The king fears that the daughter too is a witch, so he hides his eleven sons and his only daughter from the woman he has pledged to marry. After his marriage, his ...

The Wild Swans 2003, Tundra Books (NY), Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780887766152