THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS by Jacob Grimm

THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS

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Age Range: 4 - 8
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KIRKUS REVIEW

 Watts's soft, more traditional illustrations don't have the rambunctious zest of Wilhelm's (below), but they are appealingly pretty (in the best sense), representing the animals with sympathy, their defeat of the robbers with some humor, and the setting with a pleasant nostalgia. Bell's expert translation is more complete and richer in descriptive detail than Wilhelm's retelling, yet still lively and accessible. Both deserve a place in library collections. (Folklore/Picture book. 4-8)

Pub Date: April 1st, 1992
ISBN: 1-55858-140-5
Page count: 26pp
Publisher: NorthSouth
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Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 1st, 1992




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