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An exquisitely illustrated retelling of a well-loved Grimm Brothers' fairy tale. Donkey, Dog, Cat and Rooster, mistreated by their owners, set off together to Bremen to become musicians: Donkey a lutenist, Dog a drummer, Cat a violinist and Cock a tenor. Along the way they discover a band of robbers who they decide to scare using their peculiar brand of music! A classically comical tale with a message about working together and pursuing your dreams.;One of the favourite fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm, this new version of "The Musicians of Bremen" has been skilfully retold from the point of view of the animals.;Stunning illustrations, setting the story in the early seventeenth century, create a beautiful gift book to treasure.
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Thai artist Niroot Puttapipat takes one of the Brothers Grimm’s best-loved fairy tales and wryly retells it from the point of view of the animals. His stunning illustrations, setting the story in the early seventeenth century, make this a unique edition to treasure. A compelling endnote mentions other historical versions of the traditional tale and explains why the author chose to set his narrative in the 1600s – an era that offered the chance to highlight some of the great musical composers of the time.About the Author:
Growing up in Thailand, the grandson of a Thai princess, Niroot Puttapipat has had a lifelong interest in art and literature. Niroot now lives in London, where he has recently graduated in Art from Kingston University. This is his first picture book.
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Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111844280209
Book Description Walker Books Ltd, 2005. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1844280209