Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales (Usborne Illustrated Story Collections)

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Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales (Usborne Illustrated Story Collections)

Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales (Usborne Illustrated Story Collections)

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These being the "Original" non-wishy-washy-luvvy-wuvvy versions of fairytales they tend to be gritter, with often creepier elements and some brutality (for example, one of the evil stepsisters in Cinderalla slices off her own toes so the glass slipper fits her - crafty! Apart from his already superb line drawing, we can also enjoy his love for silhouettes and signature fusions of colors (the first edition has got only a frontispiece in color, but edition from 1909 presented 40 color pictures! To equip his imagination with maximally appropriate raw material, Sendak even sailed to Europe before commencing work on the project, hoping to drink in the native landscapes and architecture amid which the Brothers Grimm situated their stories.

In 1970, London’s Petersburg Press published Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm with Illustrations by David Hockney ( public library).

Tried and true titles including Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood appear alongside lesser-known pieces. By the time she was eleven, she was running a successful business selling her art to feed her seven siblings after their father’s death. If payment is made using a credit card, your credit card account is debited in conjunction with the conclusion of the contract. What makes Hockney’s visual interpretation especially enchanting is that while traditional fairy tale images tend to rely on beauty and color to create magic and contrast the beautiful and the ugly to distinguish between good and evil, even the princesses in his black-and-white illustrations are unassuming, ugly even; where ornate, detailed imagery would ordinarily fill the traditional visual vignette, Hockney’s ample use of negative space invites the imagination to roam freely.

Her delicate ink-drawing vignettes — intended to invoke the magical cut-paper sculptures for which Dezsö is known — illuminate scenes from the Grimms’ tales through an extraordinary interplay of darkness and light, both of color and of concept. Two hundred years ago, the Brothers Grimm published their famous collection of folk tales, including these thirty much-loved stories of helpful elves; giants who can see into the next land; foolish but goodhearted lads; princesses with golden hair; faithful servants and wicked queens. Gathered here — after similar collections of the world’s most beautiful illustrations for Alice in Wonderland and The Hobbit — are the finest and most culturally notable such Grimm reimaginings of which I’m aware. Accompanying Gaiman’s beautiful words, which speak to the part of the soul that revels in darkness but is immutably drawn to the light, are befittingly beautiful illustrations by Italian graphic artist Lorenzo Mattotti — the talent behind Lou Reed’s adaptation of The Raven. With the decision "Only accept essential cookies" we will respect your privacy and will not set cookies that aren't necessary for the operation of the site.

Sometimes haunting, sometimes whimsical, always deeply dreamlike, these miniature handcrafted sculptures made of paper, clay, sand, and wax give the Grimm classics a new dimension of transcendent mesmerism. The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products.

The writing style is easy enough to read, though being semi-old-english there is of course a healthy dose of hast's, thou's, and sticking -est onto the end of random words (weepest, wishest) and so on. Gág was a pioneering artist, author, printmaker, translator, and entrepreneur, who began her life in poverty as an incredibly precocious child.Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. If this labor makes your own life more livable in any way, please consider aiding its sustenance with a one-time or loyal donation. Nach vielen Jahren zuhause als "Mutti" wollte ich mal meine Sprachkenntnisse überprüfen und gleichzeitig dem Sohnemann etwas Abwechslung für verschiedene Ausdrücke im Englischunterricht bieten. Here, in this superbly illustrated version aimed at younger children, there are also less familiar tales: King Thrushbeard and The Goose Girl. Their beloved stories have pleasured the popular imagination for two centuries and have inspired generations of artists to continually reinterpret and reimagine them.

The Brothers Grimm collected some 200 traditional tales of Northern Europe that might very well otherwise have been lost to us. It is not included in promotions available to our main range products, as stated in our terms of service. The two beloved Grimm tales, along with the Cornish folk classic Jack the Giant-Killer, charmingly retold by James Donnelly and illustrated by Gorey, were eventually collected by Pomegranate in the 2010 gem Three Classic Children’s Stories ( public library).

Age 7+ An illustrated collection of fifteen tales from the brothers Grimm, retold for younger readers.



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