A beautiful edition of one of the most enduring and haunting tales by the Brothers Grimm
The town of Hamelin is overrun by a plague of rats, and the mayor calls on the Pied Piper to lead them out, taking care of the problem. But when the townspeople refuse to pay him, the Pied Piper entices the local children to leave their homes and parents. Lisbeth Zwerger's evocative and exquisite illustrations perfectly capture this renowned fairy tale.
The Pied Piper of Hamelin Hardback edition by Brothers Grimm
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 Tales from the Brothers Grimm.Anthea Bell is an award-winning translator who has translated numerous Cornelia Funke novels and many Hans Christian Andersen stories.
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),...
When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world.From "The Frog King" to "The Golden Key," wondrous worlds unfold--heroes and heroines are rewarded, weaker animals triumph over the strong, and...
An extensive collection of tales by the Brothers Grimm, including The Frog Prince, Rapunzel, Hansel and Grethel, Aschenputtel (better known as Cinderella), Tom Thumb and Tom Thumb's Travels, The Bremen Town Musicians, The Sleeping Beauty, Snow-white, Little Red-cap and many others, delightfully illustrated in a pure Victorian style by Sir Walter Crane.
Ostracized for his half-hedgehog characteristics, young Hans, a talented fiddler, flees into the forest with a herd of loyal pigs and endures a lonely existence before crossing paths with the king's two beautiful daughters.
A fresh take on a timeless fairy tale
This stunning edition of the favorite fable about a little girl in red on her journey through the woods makes brilliant use of laser die-cut paper and silhouette-like illustrations to enliven every page. Sybille Schenker's evocative and exquisite illustrations bring a unique beauty and graphic excellence to this beloved favorite.
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