Grimm’s Household Tales – Edited and Partly Translated Anew by Marian Edwardes – Illustrated by R. Anning Bell
‘Grimm’s Household Tales’ contains fifty of their best-loved stories, edited and translated by Marian Edwardes, and illustrated by R. Anning Bell. It includes the narratives of ‘The Golden Goose’, ‘Briar Rose’, ‘The Robber Bridegroom’, ‘Cinderella’, ‘Tom Thumb’, ‘The Juniper Tree’, ‘The Frog Prince’, ‘Hansel and Gretel’, and many more. Robert Anning Bell (1863 – 1933) was an English artist and designer, famed for his beautiful watercolours, mosaics, and stained-glass works.
The Brothers Grimm are perhaps the best known folklorists of all time. Die Brüder Grimm; Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786–1859), were German academics, linguists, cultural researchers, lexicographers and authors – who together specialized in collecting and publishing folklore during the nineteenth century. The popularity of their collected tales has endured well; they have been translated into more than 100 languages, and remain in print in the present day. ‘Grimm’s Household Tales – Illustrated by R. Anning Bell’ is a text to be appreciated by young and old alike; extraordinary for its literary as well as artistic significance.