The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (Chartwell Classics #3)
A stunning gift edition boasting the complete collection of Grimm's Fairy Tales including 211 stories as well as a selection of black & white reproductions by the famous illustrator, Arthur Rackham.
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. Featuring all your favorite classics, including:
-Hansel and Gretel
-The Frog Prince
-and dozens more
Essential volumes for the shelves of every classic literature lover, the Chartwell Classics series includes beautifully presented collections from some of the most important authors in literary history. Offering the most complete compilation of each set of works, Chartwell Classics are the editions of choice for the most discerning literature buffs.
Other titles in the Chartwell Classics Series include: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland And Other Tales, Complete Fiction of H.P. Lovecraft, Complete Novels of Jane Austen, Complete Sherlock Holmes, Complete Tales & Poems of Edgar Allen Poe, Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Divine Comedy.
Chartwell Books, 9780785834229, 672pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2016
About the Author
The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859), who today are among the most popular and best-known storytellers of folk tales, were German linguists and cultural researchers who gathered and published their influential collections of legendary folklore during the 19th century.
Wilhelm Grimm (1786–1859), German author and cultural researcher, was one half of the Grimm Brothers; authors of some of the most popular and best-known European fairy tales. He was born in the town of Hanau, in what was at the time the Holy Roman Empire. He was a graduate of the University of Marburg.