Take the classic tale of the princess, the witch, and the poisoned apple, then give it a twist! That's what author-illustrator Anne Lambelet has done in her dazzling new picture book THE POISONED APPLE: A FRACTURED FAIRYTALE. What happens when the princess gives the apple away? Find out at this virtual storytime event, where Anne Lambelet will read her new book, discuss illustrating her whimsical characters, and answer audience questions. Anne has kindly signed bookplates for everyone purchasing her new book, while supplies last! When ordering your book please include that you would like a signed bookplate in the “order comments” section when checking out on our website.
For more fairytale fun check out THE POISONED APPLE Activity Guide, where you will find recipes for caramel apples, witches brew, and tons of fun crafts!
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ABOUT THE BOOK:
Sometimes bad decisions come back to bite you…
The princess is too sweet, too kind—but the witch knows just how to handle a princess like that. One bite from a painstakingly made poisoned apple should do it! Once the apple is in the hands of the princess, the plan is in motion. But when the kindhearted princess gives the apple away, the witch watches as her plot spirals out of control. Can she get the apple back before it’s too late? Who will end up with a happily ever after?
What goes around comes around in this darkly humorous fairy tale, sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats and howling with laughter.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Anne Lambelet holds a degree in illustration from the University of the Arts, where she received many awards in student competitions. She is the author-illustrator of Maria the Matador and Dogs and Their People (Page Street Kids, 2019) and has illustrated numerous picture books and book covers. She lives with her husband, dog and cat in Philadelphia.