Tales From the Brothers Grimm
Illustrated by Herbert Leupin
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Herbert Leupin's bold, colorful illustrations bring new life to these 9 favorite Grimm's fairy tales: Hans in Luck; Hansel and Gretel; The Brave Little Tailor; Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs; The Wishing Table, the Gold-Ass, and the Cudgel in the Sack; The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids; Puss in Boots; Sleeping Beauty; and Mother Holle.
NorthSouth Books, 9780735842281, 160pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2015
About the Author
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in 1785 and 1786 near Frankfurt, Germany. In their early twenties, they began the linguistic studies that would culminate in their collected editions of folk- and fairy tales. They got their stories from peasants and villagers, and sometimes from already-published works from other cultures. Jacob did much of the research; Wilhelm put the stories into literary form.
Herbert Leupin (1918-1999) studied at the Kunstgewerbeschule in Basel, Switzerland and the Ecole Paul Colin in Paris, France. He was considered to be one of the most important poster artists in the fifties. He was famous for his innovative humor and his f