Books by The Brothers Grimm

HANSEL AND GRETEL by The Brothers Grimm
Released: Dec. 1, 2013

"Gorgeous. (Picture book/fairy tale. 5-8)"
A sumptuous edition of the old fairy tale uses striking design to place readers in the forest with the children. Read full book review >
TALES FROM THE BROTHERS GRIMM by The Brothers Grimm
Released: Nov. 1, 2013

"A belated companion to Zwerger's Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tales (1992, 2006), similarly elegant of design and equally fine for reading alone or aloud. (introduction) (Fairy tales. 9-13)"
High production values give this mix of new and recycled translations and illustrations a suitably sumptuous air. Read full book review >
Released: July 1, 2013

"This Germanic Cinderella is simple, direct and rather sweet. (Picture book/fairy tale. 5-8)"
First published in German in 2011 as Aschenputtel, this is a gentle(ish) version of the oft-told tale, with illustrations evocative of the 18th century. Read full book review >
SLEEPING BEAUTY by The Brothers Grimm
Released: Oct. 1, 2012

"Once upon a time, a king and a queen used to say to each other every day, 'If only we could have a child!' "

Readers will eagerly embrace this sparkling retelling of the classic tale, which comes to life through delicate, ethereal illustrations by renowned Czech illustrator Dusíková. Read full book review >

THE MUSICIANS OF BREMEN by Mark Holme
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: March 14, 2012

"The developers would do well to either give this app a major overhaul or put it out to pasture. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
A disappointingly flawed version of the classic Brothers Grimm tale. Read full book review >
HANSEL AND GRETEL by Ten Sato
illustrated by Ten Sato, developed by DICO, by The Brothers Grimm
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: June 27, 2011

"Fans of the grimmest Grimm stories may find this app's artwork to be worth a peek, but the story itself doesn't provide much that is new or different. (iPad storybook app. 4-8)"
Lush illustrations are let down by rote, bland storytelling in this oddly paced, tone-deaf version of the Brothers Grimm tale. Read full book review >
IPAD BOOK APPS
Released: May 13, 2011

"With the thumbnail page scroll and the ability to turn wooden text and narrative off, kids can easily navigate and enjoy what this app has to offer. (iPad storybook app. 4-7)"
This classic tale of karma, retold in rigid rhyme and re-tooled with a different moral than the original, will enchant more with its activities than with its storytelling. Read full book review >
IPAD BOOK APPS

Visually unique with engaging computer-generated graphics and thrilling transitions between a virtual book and pop-up playsets, this take on long-haired Rapunzel's tower imprisonment just misses enhancing the well-worn tale by veering too far from the original story. Read full book review >
THE BRAVE LITTLE TAILOR by The Brothers Grimm
IPAD BOOK APPS

The traditional story of the pint-sized tailor's apprentice who defeats "seven in one blow" (house flies, it turns out, not giants who are terrorizing his town) is attractively presented as part of the StoryChimes series of apps. Read full book review >