The Sigh

The Sigh

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When a rich merchant who always brings gifts home from the market for his three daughters is unable to find the blue bean seed that his youngest daughter, Rose, has requested, her sigh of resignation attracts a mysterious being named the Sigh, who produces the desired seed and departs after the merchant promises him a later favor. Rose happily plants the seed and tends to her bean plant every day for a year, but then the Sigh returns and demands that the merchant fulfill his promise by letting the Sigh take Rose away to a secret and distant palace.
Publisher: Los Angeles, Calif. : Archaia Entertainment LLC, 2011.
ISBN: 9781936393466
1936393468
Branch Call Number: FICTION Satrapi Mariane
Characteristics: 56 p. :,col. ill. ;,21 cm.

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Rita_T
Jul 23, 2016

A lot of sweetness to this story. Reads like a compendium of myths and other fairy tales, but it has a twist all its own.

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logscribe
May 26, 2016

Pretty, satisfying fairy tale. It's super brief and a bit bizarre, but pleasant. Easy to finish on the bus ride home.

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pianogurl87
Oct 20, 2015

I picked up this book because of thin spine and the location in the adult section at the library. The beginning reminded me of Beauty and the Beast but the fairy tale had a new spin on it. The main character gets sold into slavery. I really liked the pictures. There were vibrant colors. I wish the story was a little longer.

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StellaCometa
Oct 19, 2012

Was somewhat disappointed with this after her previous work.

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