This is a compendium of the Brothers Grimm's most beloved fairy tales, newly translated and accompanied by an array of vintage illustrations. This book brings together twenty-seven of the most beloved of the famous Grimms' fairy tales, including all the classics, in an all-new translation specially commissioned for this publication. Containing a painstakingly-researched selection of illustrations by some of the most famous illustrators from the 1820s to the 1950s-including golden age legend Kay Nielsen, bestselling author Gustaf Tenggren, British darlings Walter Crane and Arthur Rackham, and giants of nineteenth century German illustration Gustav Sus, Heinrich Leutemann, and Viktor Paul Mohn, as well as many new discoveries-this compilation also includes beautiful silhouettes culled from original publications from the 1870s and 1920s that run throughout the entire layout.
Interlaced in the book are also dozens of entirely new silhouettes designed and created especially for this book. In addition to the tales, the book also includes an introduction to the Grimms' legacy, brief introductory texts for each tale, and extended artists' biographies in the appendix. For adults and children alike, this classic addition to any library brings to life the never-ending magic of the Grimms' fairy tales and their delightful illustrations.
The following fairy tales are featured in the book: `Cinderella`, `Snow White`, `Sleeping Beauty`,`Hansel and Gretel`;`Little Red Riding Hood`;`Puss n' Boots`;`The Frog Prince`; `The Wolf and the Seven Little Goats`; `Little Brother and Little Sister`; `Rapunzel`; `The Fisherman and His Wife`; `The Brave Little Tailor`, `Mother Holle`; `The Bremen Town Musicians`; `The Devil with Three Golden Hairs`; `The Shoemaker and the Elves`; `Tom Thumb's Travels`; `Rumpelstiltskin`; `The Three Feathers`; `The Golden Goose`; `Jorinde and Joringel`; `The Goose Girl`; `The Twelve Dancing Princesses`; `The Star Coins`; `Snow White and Red Nose`; `The Hare and the Hedgehog`; and, `The Golden Key`.