Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm

Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm

A New English Version

Book - 2012 | 1st American ed.
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Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of Children's and Household Tales. Now Philip Pullman, one of the most accomplished authors of our time, makes us fall in love all over again with the immortal tales of the Brothers Grimm.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2012.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780670024971
067002497X
Branch Call Number: 398.2094 KINDER
Characteristics: xxv, 405 p. ; 24 cm.

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JacksonLeon18
Sep 23, 2017

This book is a compilation of the classic tales of The Brother's Grimm. I enjoyed it immensely because reading it took me back to the days of when you were read these stories all the time by your parents- albeit the more edited versions for children. I have to say some of the stories in here are a bit similar in the situations and the results of their actions, but I think that adds to their charm. In the descriptions at the end of each story you can really feel how much the writer cares for these stories. I think that's what sells it in the end. Great book!

multcolib_susannel Jul 19, 2014

Great re-telling of many of Grimm's fairy tales. What made it really interesting was the author's notes at the end of each tale.

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uncommonreader
May 16, 2014

Pullman's retelling of 50 of the fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm is straightforward and stripped of all Disney overlay. Very good from a master story-teller.

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Sep 23, 2017

JacksonLeon18 thinks this title is suitable for 9 years and over

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