The Brothers Grimm Folk Tales

The Brothers Grimm Folk Tales


By (author) The Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Michael Foreman, Translated by Brian Alderson

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  • Publisher: Templar Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 192 pages
  • Dimensions: 195mm x 235mm x 24mm | 912g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2012
  • Publication City/Country: Surrey
  • ISBN 10: 1848779933
  • ISBN 13: 9781848779938
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations (black and white, and colour)
  • Sales rank: 236,256

Product description

This beautiful volume brings together 31 of the best-known tales collected by the Brothers Grimm, including 'Rapunzel', 'Hansel and Gretel' and 'Snow White'. Brian Alderson's translation stays faithful to the dark tone of the original stories, whilst Michael Foreman's beautiful illustrations capture their mystery and beauty - making this a must for any child's bookshelf.

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Author information

Brian Alderson was one of the pioneers of children's literature studies in Britain and is a prolific writer, reviewer and translator. His other titles include Swan's Stories (Walker, 1997), Thumbelina (CWP, 2009) and Be Merry and Wise: Children's Books in Britain before 1850 (British Library, 2006). Michael Foreman is a Kate Greenaway medal-shortlisted author who has illustrated many best-selling books for children, including War Boy and War Game. Contributor location: Brian Alderson lives in the UK; Michael Foreman lives in Cornwall, UK.