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""A graceful translation of a favorite tale -- together with illustrations notable for their luminous quality and unusual appeal.... A fine, innovative setting for an old standby."" Kirkus (pointer review)
""A stunner.... The illustrations are wonderful."" The Reading Teacher
""For fascinating illustration that beckons the eye and engages that necessary 'suspension of disbelief, ' this one can't be beat.""
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""Schroeder's spacious paintings ... artfully complement and augment the simple story.... The spare rendering of the text and pictures, shot through with understated humor, holds broad appeal for personal reading and story-hour use.""
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After studying at Marburg, Jacob became a clerk in the War Office at Kassel, and in 1808 librarian to Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia. In 1841 he received Professorship at Berlin, and in 1854 began work on Deutsches Worterbuch with his brother.Language Notes:
Text: English, Danish (translation)
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Book Description North-South Books, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11155858997X
Book Description North-South Books, 1998. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX155858997X