Author(s): The Brothers Grimm
This beautiful volume brings together 31 of the best-known tales collected by the Brothers Grimm, including 'Rapunzel', 'Hansel and Gretel' and 'Snow White'. Brian Alderson's translation stays faithful to the dark tone of the original stories, whilst Michael Foreman's beautiful illustrations capture their mystery and beauty - making this a must for any child's bookshelf.
This beautifully created hardback packed full of classic tales is an ideal companion for book lovers both young and old. Bookapoet 'for favourite stories, Brothers Grimm Folk Tales (Templar, GBP16.99) remain unsurpassable.Translated by Brian Alderson and illustrated by the peerless Michael Foreman, this 1978 edition fully deserves another outing.' -- Nicholas Tucker The Independent 'delightful colour illustrations by Michael Foreman bring to life the folk tales with all their old school charm.' Bookapoet.co.uk Faithful to the dark ambiance of the iconic tales The Bookseller
Brian Alderson was one of the pioneers of children's literature studies in Britain and is a prolific writer, reviewer and translator. His other titles include Swan's Stories (Walker, 1997), Thumbelina (CWP, 2009) and Be Merry and Wise: Children's Books in Britain before 1850 (British Library, 2006). Michael Foreman is a Kate Greenaway medal-shortlisted author who has illustrated many best-selling books for children, including War Boy and War Game. Contributor location: Brian Alderson lives in the UK; Michael Foreman lives in Cornwall, UK.