Rumpelstiltskin by Brothers GrimmRumpelstiltskin by Brothers Grimm


byBrothers GrimmRetold byPaul O. ZelinskyIllustratorPaul O. Zelinsky

Paperback | September 1, 1996

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Richly hued oil paintings complement a story simply and gracefully told." the story for its mystery, and its familiarity. Adults will find that, like most classic fairy tales, this one rewards periodic rethinking." --New York Times Book Review"Zelinsky's smooth retelling and glowing pictures cast the story in a new and beautiful light." -- School Library Journal
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 in diplomatic missions between 1813 and 1815 and again in 1848. Both brothers had been professors a...
Title:RumpelstiltskinFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 8.5 × 0.16 inPublished:September 1, 1996Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140558640

ISBN - 13:9780140558647

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice 40p 9x11.5 with dust jacket. Same picture under dust jacket. Caldecott Honour is embossed sticker on cover. Full page illustrations with small text on opposite page, some full spread illustrations with small text under. It won a Caldecott honour, that's about it. Feel the same as my review of Rapunzel.
Date published: 2012-08-21

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In this highly inventive and splendid rendering of a favorite Grimm fairy tale, award-winning storyteller and illustrator Paul O. Zelinsky evokes a world of Medieval magic. "Zelinsky's smooth retelling and glowing pictures cast the story in a new and beautiful light".--School Library Journal. A 1987 Caldecott Honor Book. An ALA Notable Book. Full color