Foreword by Neil Gaiman and a short article about the Grimm's by the great Jack Zipes; an afterword by Shaun Tan discussing his process; short note on each tale. Contents include: The Frog Prince / The Companionship of the Cat and the Mouse / Hansel and Gretel / Little Red Cap / Faithful Johannes / The Twelve Brothers / The White Snake / Little Brother and Little Sister / The Three Little Gnomes in the Forest / Cinderella / The Three Spinners / The Sining Bone / Lucky Hans / The Robber Bridegroom / The Juniper Tree / Brier Rose / Snow White / The Six Swans / The Golden Bird / All Fur / and others.
Wicked stepmothers, traitorous brothers, cunning foxes, lonely princesses: There is no mistaking the world of the Brothers Grimm and the beloved fairy tales that have captured generations of readers. Now internationally acclaimed artist Shaun Tan shows us the beautiful, terrifying, amusing, and downright peculiar heart of these tales as never before seen. With a foreword by Neil Gaiman and an introduction by renowned fairy-tale expert Jack Zipes, this stunning gallery of sculptural works will thrill and delight art lovers and fairy-tale aficionados alike.
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