poor woodcutter and his wife have fallen upon hard
times. Food is gone. The woodcutter's wife who is
the children's stepmother told him to take them into
the forest and leave them there. Reluctantly, he did
as his wife asked.
know the rest of the story. But this time the story
of Hansel and Gretel has a different look to it.
Rachel Isadora retains the traditional story but relocates
Hansel and Gretel deep in the forests of Africa. She
illustrates it with creepy crawlies done in detailed
collages using woodblock prints.