After years of waiting and hoping for a child, a poor couple named Thomas and Martha are delighted when finally they have a baby girl.
But they are cruelly tricked by Dame Gothel, an evil witch, who takes the child and raises her as her own...This thrilling retelling of one of the great fairy-tale classics is perfect for reading aloud to small children, or for more confident readers to enjoy by themselves.
Named Rapunzel after one of the plants used in the witch's potions, the girl grows up unaware of her true parentage, and of the ways of the world, knowing only the four walls of the great tower in which she is held captive.
Will she ever be able to gain her freedom? Read this really big adventure to find out...