Synopses & Reviews
Lavish oil paintings capture the brooding essence of this classic fairy tale that has captured the imagination of children for generations. "A spare, authentic retelling of the Grimm classic is illustrated with museum quality pictures executed in jewel-like colors".--Booklist. Full color.
"Artfully understated retelleing and magnificent apintings result in an unsurpassable presentation of the ancient fairytale. This is a triumph of children's literature, for all ages." --Publisher's Weekly A Caldecott Medal Honor Book