Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Tales from the Brothers Grimm


By (author) Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger

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  • Publisher: Minedition
  • Format: Hardback | 96 pages
  • Dimensions: 238mm x 288mm x 16mm | 800g
  • Publication date: 1 November 2013
  • ISBN 10: 9888240536
  • ISBN 13: 9789888240531
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 713,769

Product description

A gorgeous collection of familiar and lesser-known Grimm tales, illustrated by one of the greatest children's illustrators of our time This handsome edition from the well-known collection of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm contains 11 popular stories. Old favorites such as "Hansel and Gretel" and "The Bremen Town Musicians" are included as are some lesser-known stories such as "The Seven Ravens" and "Hans My Hedgehog." Lisbeth Zwerger's evocative and exquisite illustrations perfectly capture the mood of these enduring tales.

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Author information

The Brothers Grimm are famous throughout the world for their tales and legends, which have been translated, retold, and illustrated by myriad authors and artists. Lisbeth Zwerger is one of the most highly regarded illustrators of children's books and was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1990 to recognize her lifetime contribution to children's literature. She is the author and illustrator of numerous books including "The Little Mermaid" and "The Pied Piper of Hamelin."

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"If you've ... looked at the people who are regularly illustrating fairy tale classics, you simply cannot have that conversation without mentioning Ms. Zwerger.... and it's nice to see a good collection of this sort for this year... nobody really tackles Grimm like this anymore." --Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production, "School Library Journal"