The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

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The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

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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 ofnbsp;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.
Title: The fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm
Publisher: Köln ; London : Taschen, 2011
Characteristics: 320 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Noel Daniel ; newly translated by Matthew P. Price with Noel Daniel
Contents: The frog prince
The wolf and the seven little goats
Little brother and little sister
Hansel and Gretel
The fisherman and his wife
The brave little tailor
Mother Holle
Little Red Riding Hood
The Bremen Town musicians
The devil with the three golden hairs
The shoemaker and the elves
Tom Thumb's travels
Sleeping Beauty
Snow White
The three feathers
The golden goose
Jorinda and Joringel
The goose girl
The twelve dancing princesses
The star coins
Snow White and Rose Red
The hare and the hedgehog
Puss 'n Boots
The golden key
Additional Contributors: Price, Matthew P.
Grimm, Jacob - 1785-1863
Daniel, Noel
Grimm, Wilhelm - 1786-1859
ISBN: 3836526727
Branch Call Number: 398.20943 G8644f 2011
Other Language: Translated from the German
Subject Headings: Fairy tales Germany Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859 Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
Topical Term: Fairy tales
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A gorgeously presented treasury of the Grimm Fairy Tales for older listeners and grown ups alike.

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