This illustrated original fairy tale, appropriate for ages 7 and up, has been awarded a Gold Medal as part of the 2012 Children's Literary Classics International Book Awards. Excerpt form review: 'Beautiful Wild Rose Girl' is a touching story with an important message of love and acceptance of one's self. There is a lovely melancholy feeling to this story which is told in a style reminiscent of the old fairy tale classics. Little girls will find many questions, and even more answers within the pages of this heart-warming book which has an enchanting, happily-ever-after ending. Summary: If everyone in the village calls her Beautiful Wild Rose Girl, why does this poor, sad girl live in a Swamp? And why, when she goes to bed every night, does she hear Bullfrogs singing to her: Trooonk! Trooonk! Trooonk! What A Stupid Ugly girl! This is a story about learning to see yourself as the beautiful person you really are. And how sometimes, to break a terrible spell, you need love, the understanding of a pure-hearted shepherd, and the help of a Very Mysterious Moth.