Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday - Hansel and Gretel Illustrated by Sybille Schenker

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52 p. minedition, December 1, 2013. 9789888240548.

Publisher synopsis: This tale of children in peril has timeless appeal, and the breathtaking illustrations will find a discriminating audience
This stunning edition of the classic fairy tale makes brilliant use of translucent paper and silhoutte-like illustrations to enliven every page. “Once upon a time, there lived a poor woodcutter with his wife and two children, Hansel and Gretel . . .” and so begins the thrilling story of two children relying on their wits to survive in a hostile world. Sybille Schenker’s evocative and exquisite illustrations bring a unique beauty and graphic excellence to a timeless favorite.
Another thanks to Betsy Bird for the heads up on this one. Visit her post for a very cool trailer or click here. Love!
What are you waiting on?

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