Eric Carle's Treasury of Classic Stories for Children

by Wilhelm Grimm

March 1, 1988 | Hardcover

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An illustrated retelling of twenty-two folktales, fairy tales, and fables.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 160 pages

Published: March 1, 1988

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0531057429

ISBN - 13: 9780531057421

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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Eric Carle's Treasury of Classic Stories for Children

by Wilhelm Grimm

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 160 pages

Published: March 1, 1988

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0531057429

ISBN - 13: 9780531057421

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An illustrated retelling of twenty-two folktales, fairy tales, and fables.

About the Author

Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of 16 before graduation. He was admitted as the youngest student to the Akademie der bildenden Kunste, an art school. After finishing at the Akademie, he worked as a poster designer for the U.S. Information Center in Germany until 1952, when he moved back to New York City. He was a graphic designer at the New York Times and later worked as an art director at L.W. Frohlich & Co. In 1963, Bill Martin, Jr. saw a poster of a red lobster that Carle had designed and asked him to illustrate Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, thus launching his freelance career. Among his many children's books are Hello, Red Fox, The Very Clumsy Click Beetle, and Pancakes, Pancakes! Wilhelm K. Grimm (1786-1859) and his brother Jacob W. Grimm (1785-1863) pioneered the study of German philosophy, law, mythology and folklore, but they are best known for their collection of fairy tales. These include such popular stories as Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty and The Frog Prince. Commonly referred to now as Grimm's Fairy Tales, the collection was published as Kinder-und-Hausmarchen (Children's and Household Tales, 1812-15). The brothers were born thirteen months apart in t
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An illustrated retelling of twenty-two folktales, fairy tales, and fables

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 8

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