A beautiful collection of fairy tales with illustrations from the beloved Swiss illustrator, Hans Fischer.
Hans Fischer, the beloved Swiss illustrator known as “Fis,” illustrated a large number of children’s books in his lifetime, the best known being Pitschi and The Birthday.
His illustrations, drawn with precision and humor, bring utter delight to these finest of tales by the Brothers Grimm: “The Musicians of Bremen,” “Riff-Raff,” the little-known illustrations Rum-Pum-Pum (A Fairyland Parade), “Puss in Boots” based on Charles Perrault, “Red Riding Hood,” “Lucky Hans,” “The Hare and the Hedgehog,” “The Brave Little Tailor,” “Hansel and Gretel,” and “The Seven Ravens.”
This collection is a treat for the whole family.
This large, attractive volume of fairy tales showcases the illustrations of Fischer, a Swiss painter, engraver, and cartoonist who studied with Paul Klee and had a flair for drawing animals with energy and wit...A handsome book of fairy tales.
Carolyn Phelan, Booklist
A sprightly collection of perennially entertaining Grimm tales introduces Fischer’s brilliant illustrations to a new generation.
Artwork by iconic Swiss illustrator “Fis” sets this selection of the Grimms’ classic tales apart.