product description page
True Heroes : A Treasury of Modern-Day Fairy Tales Written by Best-Selling Authors (Hardcover)
About this item
This one-of-a-kind treasury brings together the talents of nearly two dozen bestselling middle-grade authors including Shannon Hale, Brandon Mull, Ally Condie and Jennifer A. Nielsen-who have created original short stories, modern-day fairy tales, based on the lives and dreams of children they have met who all have two things in common: They have very big hopes and dreams and they are all cancer patients. Each short story is prefaced by a brief introductionary bio of the child and is accompanied by photographs of the child, fully costumed and digitally inserted into a background-A baker, a dancer, a superhero, a dragon fighter, a sports star, a princess and more- that makes them the hero of their own modern-day fairy tale story written by one of their favorite authors.
Twenty-one bestselling authors have written short stories to accompany Jonathan Diaz's fantastical photographs of children who are battling cancer.
Number of Pages: 199
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Science Fiction + Fantasy + Magic, Short Stories
Publisher: Deseret Book Co
Age Range: 9-12 years
Street Date: September 8, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-47-0703
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.