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By Aaron Shepard

Once there have been 3 sisters who lived jointly in a cottage within the woods. The oldest sister was once no various from people. She had only one eye, correct in the midst of her brow. the center sister used to be additionally fairly traditional. She had one eye on her brow, and one on either side of her face. however the youngest sister used to be assorted. Her identify used to be Two-Eyes, and that is simply what she had.
In this playful retelling of a story from the Brothers Grimm, a tender girl with merciless sisters will get support from an outdated lady, a good-looking knight, and a few magical verses -- and finally reveals out she isn't so on my own as she believed.
Rated "A" through leisure Weekly
2007 long island Public Library's "100 Titles for interpreting and Sharing"
Aaron Shepard is the award-winning writer of "The Legend of Lightning Larry," "The Adventures of Mouse Deer," "The Sea King's Daughter," "The Baker's Dozen," and lots of extra teenagers' books. His tales additionally seem frequently in Cricket magazine.
Gary Clement is a political cartoonist for Canada's nationwide put up, and the winner of the 1999 Canadian Governor General's Literary Award for kid's Literature, Illustration. 
"Scrappy little Two-Eyes is an extremely beautiful personality. . . . Many vintage Grimm stories are downright scary, yet this contemporary retelling manages to stick very on the subject of the unique whereas making it thoroughly available to modern day kids." -- Tina Jordan, leisure Weekly, Jan. 18, 2007, "A" rating
"Shepard proves that updating a vintage could be a deal with for a brand new iteration of readers." -- Publishers Weekly, Nov. thirteen, 2006
"Wry enjoyable for the early grades." -- Kirkus stories, Nov. 15, 2006
"An outdated story will get a facelift during this full of life model. . . . which will happily-ever-after, a great time may be had by means of all." -- Ilene Cooper, Booklist, Jan. 1, 2007
"Children will benefit from the humor during this reincarnation. . . . Will make very good fodder for reader's theater, with a script on hand at the author's internet site." -- Grace Oliff, tuition Library magazine, Jan. 2007
"This could be a Grimm story, however it isn't a grim one. . . . . The wide comedy of Gary Clement's watercolor illustrations is a deal with. . . . . grownup readers will get pleasure from sly touches." -- Susan Perren, The Globe and Mail (Toronto), Jan. 20, 2007
"Shepard's twist of getting Two-Eyes be the bizarre one provides the kind of humor younger readers frequently get pleasure from such a lot, the place they're in at the joke." -- The Horn ebook, Jan.-Feb., 2007
Now, the sisters owned a goat, and each day Two-Eyes took it to the meadow to graze. One morning, while she'd had infrequently whatever to consume, she sat within the grass and cried her eyes out.
All instantaneously, an outdated lady stood earlier than her. however the largest shock was once that this girl had eyes, similar to Two-Eyes herself.
"What's improper, my dear?" requested the woman.
"It's my sisters," Two-Eyes instructed her. "They by no means supply me adequate to eat."
"Don't fear approximately that!" stated the lady. "You could have up to you're keen on. simply say in your goat,
    'Bleat, goat, bleat.
    and convey me plenty to eat!'
Then you will have lots. if you happen to don't desire any further, simply say,
    'Bleat, goat, bleat.
    i have had quite a bit to eat!'
Then the remainder will vanish. similar to this."
And the previous girl vanished -- similar to that.

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