The Juniper Tree: And Other Tales from Grimm

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Originally published as a two-volume set forty years ago, The Juniper Tree is distinguished first by the selection of stories. Lore Segal and Maurice Sendak jointly culled 27 from the 210 in the complete collection, and their contents page presents a fascinating critical statement. The translations are another distinguishing quality of the Segal/Sendak edition. Both translators have been painstakingly faithful to the German texts; they have not cut, "retold," or bowdlerized. In addition, Segal and Jarrell bring to their renderings of Grimm the grace and precision that are characteristic of their own original prose.

· One of the most acclaimed Grimm collections published in English, available again

· An elegant, must-have edition for every home library

· New lower-price of $19.99, formerly $28.00

· Includes standards such as "Hansel and Gretel," "The Fisherman and His Wife," and "The Frog King" as well as lesser-known masterpieces such as the title story and "The Goblins"

· Each story contains a full-page picture by Maurice Sendak

· Four stories translated by Jarrell, the rest by Segal

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About the Author:

LORE SEGAL (1928–2005) wrote numerous books for young readers, including Tell Me a Mitzi and Why Mole Shouted, both published by Farrar Straus Giroux. She was born in Austria and lived in New York City.

MAURICE SENDAK (1928–2012) was one of the preeminent children's book illustrators and authors of the twentieth century. Best-known for the Caldecott Medal–winning Where the Wild Things Are, he was also the recipient of the Hans Christian Andersen Award for children's book illustration, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, and the National Medal of Arts.

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Text: English, German (translation)

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