A compilation of Brothers Grimm fairy tales complete with
This book brings together approximately two dozen of the most
beloved of 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 Gag (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 Hausmarchen (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.