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Donna Jo Napoli and Richard Tchen Message Board 1/1/2012
Talk about the novels, new and used books that Tchen has written!

Author Tchen's Book Reviews

Saskia bargains to obtain the help of an ugly little man to spin the straw into gold necessary to appease the king and in the process learns about her mother and finds out the identity of her true father. Saskia is a talented young girl who has an affinity for spinning all sorts of materials - wheat, flowers, meadow grass - into beautiful, fine skeins of yarn to help her and her destitute father earn enough money to survive through the winter. This story...