The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
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6+
Release Date
October 04, 2011
ISBN
3836526727
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A compilation of Brothers Grimm fairy tales complete with vintage illustrations

This book brings together approximately two dozen of the most beloved of the classic Grimm fairy tales, including all the classics, such as Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Hansel and Gretel in an all-new translation specially commissioned for this publication. Containing a painstakingly-researched selection of artwork by some of the most famous illustrators from the 1850s to the 1950s—including Golden Age legend Kay Nielsen, beloved bestselling author Wanda Gág (of "Millions of Cats," 1928), British darlings Walter Crane and Arthur Rackham, and giants of nineteenth century German illustration Hermann Vogel, Otto Speckter, and Viktor Paul Mohn—this compilation also includes beautiful silhouettes culled from original publications from the 1920s that run throughout the entire layout. For adults and children alike, this collection brings to life the magic of fairy tales and their illustrations.

About the Brothers Grimm:
Brothers Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786–1859) were German academics and linguists who spent years collecting popular fairy tales and folk tales such as Cinderella, Snow White, and Rapunzel. Their resulting compilation of over 200 stories Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children's and Household Tales) is one of the most famous collections of tales in the world, influencing generations of writers, composers, artists, academics, and filmmakers.

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A Beautiful Classic
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I've loved Grimms fairy tales since I was a little girl. I used to check out at least one of the Grimms books every time I went to the library. It didn't matter that I'd read them all before. They were magical.

This collection recalls that magic. It's full of some of the most popular of the Grimms fairy tales (Cinderella, Snow White etc.). Even better, it's full of gorgeous vintage fairy tale illustrations. This book is an instant classic.
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