Fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm : a new English version / [edited] by Philip Pullman

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Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English, German (translated from)
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st American ed
Published: New York, N.Y. : Viking, 2012
LC Classification: G, GR
Physical Description: xxv, 405 p. ; 24 cm
Alternate Title(s): Kinder- und Hausmärchen.
Additional Authors: Pullman, Philip, 1946-
Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863
Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859
Notes: LCCN: 2012027181
ISBN: 9780670024971 (hbk.) :$27.95
ISBN: 067002497X (hbk.)
"Pullman retells his fifty favorite...at the end of each tale he offers a brief personal commentary"--jacket
Includes bibliographical references (p. xxiii-xxv)
Contents: The frog king, or, Iron Heinrich -- The cat and the mouse set up house -- The boy who left home to find out about the shivers -- Faithful Johannes -- The twelve brothers -- Little brother and little sister -- Rapunzel -- The three little men in the woods -- Hansel and Gretel -- The three snake leaves -- The fisherman and his wife -- The brave little tailor -- Cinderella -- The riddle -- The mouse, the bird, and the sausage -- Little Red Riding Hood -- The musicians of Bremen -- The singing bone -- The devil with the three golden hairs -- The girl with no hands -- The elves -- The robber bridegroom -- Godfather Death -- The juniper tree -- Briar Rose -- Snow White -- Rumpelstiltskin -- The golden bird -- Farmerkin -- Thousandfurs -- Jorinda and Joringel -- Six who made their way in the world -- Gambling Hans -- The singing, springing lark -- The goose girl -- Bearskin -- The two travelling companions -- Hans-my-Hedgehog -- The little shroud -- The stolen pennies -- The donkey cabbage -- One eye, two eyes, and three eyes -- The shoes that were danced to pieces -- Iron Hans -- Mount Simeli -- Lazy Heinz -- Strong Hans -- The moon -- The goose girl at the spring -- The nixie of the millpond
Summary: Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published the first volume of Children's and Household Tales. Now Philip Pullman, one of the most accomplished authors of our time, makes us fall in love all over again with the immortal tales of the Brothers Grimm
OCLC Number: 779263464
ISBN/ISSN: 9780670024971