Rapunzel (book)

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Author Brothers Grimm
Illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky
Country United States
Genre Children's picture book
Publisher Dutton Press
Publication date
ISBN 978-0-525-45607-0
OCLC 36041635
398.22 21
LC Class PZ8.Z38 Rap 1997

Rapunzel is a book by Paul O. Zelinsky retelling the Grimm brothers' "Rapunzel" story. Released by Dutton Press, it was the recipient of the Caldecott Medal for illustration in 1998.[1]

The story is a retelling of the original 1812 version, which leaves in details not present in later versions, such as Rapunzel giving birth to twins by the prince.


  1. ^ American Library Association: Caldecott Medal Winners, 1938 - Present. URL accessed 27 May 2009.
Preceded by
Caldecott Medal recipient
Succeeded by
Snowflake Bentley