The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales

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Originally titled Children’s and Household Tales, The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales contains the essential bedtime stories for children worldwide for the better part of two centuries. The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, were German linguists and cultural researchers who gathered legendary folklore and aimed to collect the stories exactly as they heard them. 2012 marked the 200th anniversary of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and what better way to celebrate than to include all...
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Originally titled Children’s and Household Tales, The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales contains the essential bedtime stories for children worldwide for the better part of two centuries. The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, were German linguists and cultural researchers who gathered legendary folklore and aimed to collect the stories exactly as they heard them. 2012 marked the 200th anniversary of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and what better way to celebrate than to include all 211 stories into the Knickerbocker Classic Series?

Featuring all your favorite classics, including “Hansel and Gretel,” “Cinderella,” “The Frog Prince,” “Rapunzel,” “Snow White,” “Rumpelstiltskin,” and dozens more, The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales is also accompanied by 40 color plates and 60 black and white illustrations from award-winning English illustrator Arthur Rackham, whose books and prints are now highly sought-after collectibles.

The third title in the Knickerbocker Classic series has 800 pages of classic fairy tales to enjoy and will also feature a full-cloth binding, ribbon marker, and will fit neatly in an elegant slipcase for your personal library collection.

Also includes a selection of stunning color reproductions by the famous illustrator, Arthur Rackham.

The classic edition of 210 ageless tales of myth and magic is one of the most popular collections of fairy tales ever published.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937994310
  • Publisher: Race Point Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/19/2013
  • Series: Knickerbocker Classics Series
  • Pages: 752
  • Sales rank: 537,731
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

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Yann Legendre is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer and art director based in Paris. His illustrations have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, The New Yorker, The Reader, Perspective Magazine, le Monde... He is the art director of the French publisher Inculte, designing each book cover and every illustrated book series. He regularly creates illustrations for Universal Music in London, the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, Janus Films and the Criterion Collection in New York. In 2011, CB2 (Crate&Barrel) commissioned him to illustrate a new collection of furniture called "Fresh Ink". In 2010 he started a collaboration with the filmmaker Joe Swanberg, designing and illustrating all of the director's movie posters. Yann received an Award of Excellence for the best movie poster design from the South by Southwest Film Festival.Yann Legendre is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer and art director based in Paris. His illustrations have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, The New Yorker, The Reader, Perspective Magazine, le Monde... He is the art director of the French publisher Inculte, designing each book cover and every illustrated book series. He regularly creates illustrations for Universal Music in London, the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, Janus Films and the Criterion Collection in New York. In 2011, CB2 (Crate&Barrel) commissioned him to illustrate a new collection of furniture called "Fresh Ink". In 2010 he started a collaboration with the filmmaker Joe Swanberg, designing and illustrating all of the director's movie posters. Yann received an Award of Excellence for the best movie poster design from the South by Southwest Film Festival.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 2, 2010

    It's Grimm

    This edition seems consistent in language and style with the old edition I grew up with and is as good to read as ever. It is translated in the archaic and poetic style of English that relates very closely to the German idiom. I do wish that the publishers of this ebook had included a frontispiece with information on edition, translation and whatnot to give me more confidence that it is the real thing.

    10 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2010

    Classic Stories

    need more illustrations for young readers, but good for reading.

    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 22, 2013

    Recommended for all ages -- stimulates the imagination!

    I loved these fairy tales as a child, and can still remember most of them. My parents gave me an entire set of books called "Junior Classics" which included Grimm's Fairy Tales, Aesop's Fables, Hans Christian Anderson, and so many, many other stories! Wish I still had those books, but alas, my sisters also discovered them, and...well...you can guess what eventually happened to them!!!

    Needless to say, I am so very happy to have this complete collection, which I will now read to my great-grandchildren, with great pleasure!

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