Six noted illustrators lend their talents to a definitive Grimms’ gift edition This is a beautiful treasury of some of the most famous stories of the Brothers Grimm, reproduced in their original form. Among many others, the stories include: “The Travelling Musicians” (illustrated by Oliver Jeffers), “The Golden Bird” (illustrated by Quentin Blake), “Tom Thumb” (illustrated by Raymond Briggs), “Snow-Drop” (illustrated by Emma Chichester Clark), “The Frog-Prince” (illustrated by Axel Scheffler), and “Ashputtel” (illustrated by Helen Oxenbury). With an unjacketed, foil-stamped fabric cover, six full color plates, and colored endpapers, this is the perfect edition for gift-giving or for anyone who collects books as art.
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About Brothers Grimm
Jacob Ludwig Karl, the elder of the brothers Grimm, was born in 1785, and Wilhelm Karl in the following year. They both studied at Marburg, and from 1808 to 1829 mainly worked in Kassel as state-appointed librarians, Jacob also assisting… More about Brothers Grimm
About Jacob Grimm
Jacob (Ludwig Carl) Grimm was born in Hanau, Germany in 1785. His father, who was educated in law and served as a town clerk, died when Jacob was young. His mother Dorothea struggled to pay the education of the children…. More about Jacob Grimm
Published by Puffin Books Nov 14, 2013| 384 Pages| 6-1/8 x 9-1/4| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780147509499