Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales (Usborne Illustrated Story Collections)

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Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales (Usborne Illustrated Story Collections)

Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales (Usborne Illustrated Story Collections)

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She was soon making a living as a successful commercial artist, supporting herself by illustrating fashion magazines and painting lampshades, and even became a partner in a toy company. If you haven't been brought up in happy bubble unicorn land, and NEVER even at the ripe old age of 44 had ever read a fairy-tale. In the early 1970s, Edward Gorey — creator of grim alphabets, quirky children’s books, naughty treats for grown-ups, and little-known vintage covers for literary classics — brought his aesthetic of the irreverent fancy to Little Red Riding Hood and Rumpelstiltskin.

We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. It is a beautifully illustrated book; though, you will do well to remember that illustrations are not available on every single page. Read more about the condition New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. In a way, this is a color book for grown-ups, done in classic technique of a painter who went through all the necessary schools and learned all the necessary techniques before he got enough courage to express himself, his vision, and his humor. Zwerger brings her singular vision to eleven of the Grimm stories in the absolutely gorgeous volume Tales from the Brothers Grimm: Selected and Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger ( public library), published in 2012 and translated by Anthea Bell.This sumptuously illustrated collection of essential Grimm classics includes stories every childhood needs: 'The Princess and the Frog', 'Little Red Riding Hood', 'Sleeping Beauty', 'Cinderella', 'Rumpelstiltskin' and dozens more. The ninth book in Harper Design’s deluxe classic illustrated series—a beautiful and inventive fresh take on the Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales, including “Snow White,” with stunning full-color artwork and interactive features created by MinaLima, the award-winning design studio. Grimm's Fairy Tales by Arthur Rackham is a kind of textbook for illustrators who want to learn from the master. Through your help and our partnership with Tree Nation, we now plant a tree for every book purchase.

It is hardly surprising, then, that the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm would bewitch his imagination both as a storyteller and as a philosopher of storytelling. We believe that giving children the right materials, they will make and play with beautiful things that last a lifetime. Trading Address (Warehouse) Unit E, Vulcan Business Complex, Vulcan Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 3EB.What makes Hockney’s visual interpretation especially enchanting is that while traditional fairy tale images tend to rely on beauty and color to create magic and contrast the beautiful and the ugly to distinguish between good and evil, even the princesses in his black-and-white illustrations are unassuming, ugly even; where ornate, detailed imagery would ordinarily fill the traditional visual vignette, Hockney’s ample use of negative space invites the imagination to roam freely.



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