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Tales from the Brothers Grimm: Selected and Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger (Hardcover)

Tales from the Brothers Grimm: Selected and Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger By Brothers Grimm, Lisbeth Zwerger (Illustrator), Anthea Bell (Translated by) Cover Image
By Brothers Grimm, Lisbeth Zwerger (Illustrator), Anthea Bell (Translated by)
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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.

About the Author

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.

Praise For…

"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

"A... companion to Zwerger’s Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales, similarly elegant of design and equally fine for reading alone or aloud." —Kirkus Reviews

"The art is moving, dramatic, and beautiful enough to have on a wall. This picture book of Brothers Grimm tales is fantastic to share with children and adults alike." —Jenny Williams,

Product Details
ISBN: 9789888240531
ISBN-10: 9888240536
Publisher: minedition
Publication Date: November 1st, 2013
Pages: 96
Language: English