The Golden Cage
Valentina the emperor’s daughter is an obsessive collector of exotic birds. Her servants track down every bird she desires - just one remains unfound: a bird that talks. Servants search far and wide to fulfill her impossible quest - and she beheads those who fail. In Valentina’s palace, heads roll every day! Will the golden cage ever be filled?
A deliciously dark European fairy tale with words as rich as its bold and luxurious illustrations
• Features a singularly minded and powerful female protagonist
• Oversized picture book with rich illustrations by an internationally highly regarded illustrator
• Follows in the rich tradition of dark, European folk tales
• An exceptional picture book for older children and art lovers