Synopses & Reviews
Based on the brothersand#8217; first volume of folk tales, Childrenand#8217;s and Household Tales
, this collection features many of the Grimmsand#8217; most popular retellings, as well as some lesser-known ones. The tales include and#147;The Frog Prince,and#8221; and#147;Rumpelstiltskin,and#8221; and#147;Rapunzel,and#8221; and#147;The Fisherman and his Wife,and#8221; and#147;Tom Thumb,and#8221; and many others.and#160;and#160;
Based on the brothers first volume of folk tales, Childrens and Household Stories, this collection features many of the Grimms most popular retellings, as well as some lesser-known ones. The tales include “The Frog Prince,” “Rumpelstiltskin,” “Rapunzel,” “The Fisherman and his Wife,” “Tom Thumb,” and many others.
From and#8220;Cinderellaand#8221; to and#8220;Rumpelstiltskin,and#8221; the stories gathered by the Brothers Grimm have enchanted children and adults for centuries. This attractive gift edition, with a charming foil-stamped cover, brings together more than 40 of their most-loved fairy tales, all accompanied by the magical illustrations of Arthur Rackhamand#8212;perhaps the finest interpreter of their work.and#160;
About the Author
Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859) were brothers who spent most of their professional lives transcribing and compiling German folktales from the oral tradition. The publication of their volume Children's and Household Tales in 1812 served as the foundation for most collections of fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm for the next two centuries.and#160;Arthur Rackham (1867-1939) was a prolific British artist who illustrated numerous books including Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Aesop's Fables, A Christmas Carol, The Wind in the Willows, and Edgar Allan Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination.