Author(s): Antonia Barber
Classic, much-loved and universal fairy tales from the brothers Grimm, retold with a contemporary approach for today's children, while retaining all the magic of the originals. Snow White, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel - they're all here in a gift book to read over and over again.
*"Margaret Chamberlain's illustrations are beautiful, daintily drawn and coloured, lively, often funny... Each book has beautiful endpapers." IBBY Link "Nine of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's best-known stories are retold with great fluency in this beautifully produced edition which is perfectly designed to be read aloud" -- Julia Eccleshare LoveReading
ANTONIA BARBER's The Ghosts was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and filmed as The Amazing Mr Blunden. The Mousehole Cat was a finalist for the Smarties Prize, winner of the 1990 British Book Award and Commended for the 1991 Kate Greenaway Medal; it was later made into an animated film. In 1993 Tales from Grimm was selected for Child Education Best Collections of the Year. MARGARET CHAMBERLAIN is a respected bestselling illustrator of children's books. Her books for Frances Lincoln are Has Anyone Seen Jack?, Look Out He's Behind You, My Two Grannies, My Two Grandads, Made by Raffi and Boom, Baby, Boom Boom. She lives in Dorset.