Once Upon a Time: A Collection of Classic Fairy Tales
Brothers Grimm,, Kevin Tong
(Hyperion, Dec. 20, 2011)
This beautifully illustrated collection of 30 tales from far and wide includes... Snow White Hansel and Grethel Cinderella The Frog Prince Rumpelstiltskin The Bremen Town Musicians The Elves Little Red Cap The Fisherman and His Wife The Sleeping Beauty Tom Thumb Rapunzel. . . and many more. “Once upon a time . . .” Four simple words that, after more than two centuries, still have the ability to transport readers to lands of mystery, intrigue, and betrayal, life and death, love and abandon. Timeless are the tales of the Brothers Grimm who, in an effort to preserve native folklore, unwittingly crafted a cornerstone of Western literature. With this book of fairy tales, beautifully illustrated by artist Kevin Tong, reacquaint yourself with the stories and characters you know and love. Run through the forest with Little Red Cap. Attend the ball with Cinderella. Eat an apple with Snow White. From witches to fairies, evil queens to kindly kings, frog princes and sleeping beauties, the Grimm tales are classics that are truly meant to be shared with young and old alike. With a foreword written by the creators of ABC’s show Once Upon a Time, we see that these classic tales continue to endure and inspire more storytelling. The series brings some of these classic characters to life in a bold reimagination of the fairy tale world. We invite you to reacquaint yourself with these magical stories and be transported once again with Once Upon a Time.