Pied Piper of Hamelin (Hardcover)

By Brothers Grimm, Lisbeth Zwerger (Illustrator), Anthea Bell (Translated by)

minedition, 9789888240821, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2014

List Price: 17.99*
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Description

A beautiful edition of one of the most enduring and haunting tales by the Brothers Grimm

 

The town of Hamelin is overrun by a plague of rats, and the mayor calls on the Pied Piper to lead them out, taking care of the problem. But when the townspeople refuse to pay him, the Pied Piper entices the local children to leave their homes and parents. Lisbeth Zwerger’s evocative and exquisite illustrations perfectly capture this renowned fairy tale.



About the Author

The Brothers Grimm are famous throughout the world for their tales and legends, which have been translated, retold, and illustrated by myriad authors and artists. Lisbeth Zwerger is one of the most highly regarded illustrators of children's books and was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1990 to recognize her lifetime contribution to children's literature. She is the author and illustrator of numerous books, including "The Little Mermaid "and" Tales from the Brothers Grimm." Anthea Bell is an award-winning translator who has translated numerous Cornelia Funke novels and many Hans Christian Andersen stories.


Praise For Pied Piper of Hamelin

"Lisbeth Zwerger’s evocative and exquisite illustrations perfectly capture this renowned fairy tale . . . . If you love the classics, this one is a beautiful version." —smartbooksforsmartkids.com