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The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

(Book - 2011)
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm
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Mirror, mirror on the wall...A compilation of Brothers Grimm fairy tales complete with vintage illustrations In honor of their 200th anniversary, The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm brings to life twenty-seven of the most beloved Grimm stories, including classics such as Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, and Hansel and Gretel, in a vibrant and meticulous new translation commissioned for this publication. Containing a selection of charming vintage illustrations from the 1820s to the 1950s by true masters of pictorial invention---the legendary Kay Nielsen, bestselling children's books author Gustaf Tenggren, British artists Walter Crane and Arthur Rackham, and giants of nineteenth century German illustration Gustav Süs, Heinrich Leutemann, and Viktor Paul Mohn, as well as many new discoveries--this compilation also features historic and contemporary silhouettes that dance across the pages like delicate black paper lace. In addition to the tales and illustrations, the book contains a foreword on the Grimms' legacy, brief introductions to each fairy tale, and extended artists' biographies in the appendix. For adults and children alike, this opulent edition rekindles the eternal magic of the Grimms' tales--the second most widely read collection of stories in the world after the Bible. Features illustrations by famous artists from Germany, Britain, Sweden, Austria, the Czech Republic, Switzerland, and the United States in a unique format pairing one tale with one artist Includes a new translation accessible to readers of all ages that is based on the final 1857 edition of the tales Contains dozens of new, unique silhouettes specially commissioned for the book As part of UNESCO's Memory of the World Register (which safeguards cultural documents), these tales are widely recognized as a vital part of world history Following fairy tales are featured in the book: The Frog Prince, The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats, Little Brother and Little Sister, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel, The Fisherman and His Wife, The Brave Little Tailor, Cinderella, Mother Holle, Little Red Riding Hood, The Bremen Town Musicians, The Devil with Three Golden Hairs, The Shoemaker and the Elves, Tom Thumb's Travels, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, The Three Feathers, The Golden Goose, Jorinde and Joringel, The Goose Girl, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Star Coins, Snow White and Red Nose, The Hare and the Hedgehog, Puss n' Boots, The Golden Key
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
Rapunzel
Hansel and Gretel
The fisherman and his wife
The brave little tailor
Cinderella
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
Rumpelstiltskin
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
9783836526722
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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