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Sarah Gibb
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A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it 2 years ago
The story is very close to the original Brothers Grimm fairytale minus the out-of-wedlock pregnancy and twins so it was pretty much your average Rapunzel story. The illustrations were beautiful, especially the silhouette style of art. Gibb doesn't draw faces terribly well, but she does okay. And t...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it 2 years ago
Beautiful illustrations, most especially the silhouette pages, with the exception of the Beast, who was ugly but not even in a prettily-drawn ugly sort-of way. The story was hardly an exceptional retelling, the dialogue wasn't great, and I fail to see how exactly Beauty ever fell in love with the Be...
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it 2 years ago
Gorgeous illustrations, whimsical and charming, with some superb coloring and wonderful silhouettes. The story is cute and sweet, though I found the Princess and the Jester's first real conversation to be highly improbable. Alas. But seeing as one can hardly create a believable romance in less than ...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 6 years ago
I almost gave this a miss because it is so so pink, but actually the illustrations are lovely. Gibb alternates between standard-style illustrations reminiscent of Jane Ray and Barbara Cooney and silhouettes a la Jan Pienlowski. The color pages are beautiful and detailed, and the silhouettes convey ...
debnance
debnance rated it 6 years ago
Sarah Gibb retells the old story of Rapunzel yet another time, this time with illustrations in which all the highlights, flowers, curtains, clothes on the line, are pink. Even the pages with text seem to have a slightly pink tint. Gibb’s version is a compelling version, with drama and romance and te...
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