Once Upon A Fairy Tale (2001)
- ISBN-10: 0670035009
About the Album
Released in 2001, Once Upon a Fairy Tale was a star-studded children's book project to benefit the Starbright Foundation for seriously ill children.
Twenty-one celebrities (like Oprah Winfrey, Barbra Streisand, Robin Williams, and Steven Spielberg) read four traditional fairy tales in their unique voices.
Below: A full-length audio CD was slipped into a pocket in the back of the book.
Below: Brief biographies of the cast of celebrities and illustrators ended the eclectic collection.
Barbra Streisand recorded a wry vocal for The Frog Prince section of the book. Her story: “H.R.H. Ermintrude Brunhilda Katerina Lilian III” (the mother and queen of the fairy tale).
Below: The illustration of “Ermintrude” by Keith Graves.
[ top of page ]