Hansel and Gretel
Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

Illustrated by Sybille Schenker, By Brothers Grimm

5-7

JUVENILE FICTION

52 Pages, 9.75 x 11

Formats: Hardcover Picture Book

Hardcover Picture Book, $29.99 (US $29.99) (CA $32.99)

Publication Date: December 2013

ISBN 9789888240548

Price: $29.99
 
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Overview

This tale of children in peril has timeless appeal, and the breathtaking illustrations will find a discriminating audience This stunning edition of the classic fairy tale makes brilliant use of translucent paper and silhoutte-like illustrations to enliven every page. "Once upon a time, there lived a poor woodcutter with his wife and two children, Hansel and Gretel . . ." and so begins the thrilling story of two children relying on their wits to survive in a hostile world. Sybille Schenker's evocative and exquisite illustrations bring a unique beauty and graphic excellence to a timeless favorite.

Reviews

"Without a doubt, it is the most beautiful fairy tale I’ve seen this year." —Elizabeth Bird, A Fuse #8 Production, School Library Journal

"Gorgeous... A sumptuous edition of the old fairy tale uses striking design to place readers in the forest with the children... the text has an appropriately old-fashioned feel that supports Schenker’s masterful interpretation." —Kirkus Reviews

"Sybille' Schenker's evocative and exquisite illustrations bring a quince beauty to this enduring fairy tale . . . . one of the most beautifully illustrated children's books I've read . . . . definitely a must have!" —mundiekids.blogspot.com

Author Biography

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. Sybille Schenker is a freelance illustrator and holds a master’s degree from the School of Visual Arts. She lives in New York City.