Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs : A Tale from the Brothers Grimm

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A Caldecott Honor Book
New York Times Book Review Notable Children's Book of the Year
New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year

A beautifully illustrated retelling of the classic Grimm's fairy tale about a beautiful princess whose lips were red as blood, skin was white as snow, and hair was as black as ebony.
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 228.6 x 304.04 x 3.56mm | 167.83g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 0374468680
  • 9780374468682
  • 31,235

Review quote

"Burkert's tapestrylike paintings, strong yet delicately detailed, radiate a spiritual beauty that enriches the movement of the story in its medieval setting. Jarrell's style, graceful and dignified, stays close to the original." --Starred, Booklist
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About Jacob Grimm

Nancy Ekholm Burkert is an award-winning children's book illustrator best known for Show-White and the Seven Dwarfs, which was a New York Times Notable Book and a Caldecott Honor Book. She also won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Special Award for Valentine and Orson.

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, is best known as the author of the monumental German Dictionary, his Deutsche Mythologie and more popularly, as one of the Brothers Grimm, as the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

Wilhelm Carl Grimm was a German author, the younger of the Brothers Grimm.

Translator Randall Jarrell, born in 1914 in Nashville, Tennessee, was a prolific and widely respected poet, critic, translator, and fiction writer. A friend and contemporary to Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, Jarrell received the National Book Award (amid other honors) for his verse. He also served as U.S. Poet Laureate. Jarrell died in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in 1965.
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Rating details

221 ratings
4.09 out of 5 stars
5 39% (87)
4 35% (78)
3 21% (47)
2 4% (8)
1 0% (1)
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