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H. Chuku Lee and Pat Cummings

About H. Chuku Lee and Pat Cummings

Husband-and-wife team H. Chuku Lee and Pat Cummings are, respectively, the reteller and illustrator of Beauty and the Beast (Amistad/Harper).

Transformers: Ready or Not…

Translating Madame Villeneuve’s and Madame Leprince de Beaumont’s eighteenth-century French into contemporary American 
English for our picture book Beauty and the Beast was indeed a transformative event. In addition to the dramatic change in language, there were other differences, surprises brought on by time and the filter of many others before me. The process taught […]