Little Brother and Little Sister
Little Brother and Little Sister
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Little Brother and Little Sister: A Brother Grimm Fairy Tale

A brother and sister run away from their cruel and wicked stepmother to a forest, but cannot escape her powers.

This beautiful and richly illustrated story is published on heavy stock paper.

About the Author

Brothers Grimm (Jacob Ludwig Karl and Wilhelm Karl) were born in 1785 and 1786 in Hanau near Frankfurt in Hesse. They were among a family of nine children, six of whom survived infancy. During their early childhood, both their father and grandfather died, leaving the children and their mother to struggle in reduced circumstances. During their early twenties, the two brothers began linguistic and philological studies, which would culminate in both Grimm’s Law and their collected editions of fairy and folk tales. Their collections of tales became immensely popular, though the brothers’ main goal was linguistic research. After running afoul of King Ernest Augustus I, the brothers were fired from their university posts and exiled. However, the next year, the two were invited to Berlin by the King of Prussia, and both settled there. Wilhelm died in 1859; his elder brother Jacob died in 1863.

Additional information

Weight 25 oz
Dimensions 12 × 0.1 × 9 in
Author

Translator

Johanna Woods, Peter Woods

Preface

Jakob Streit

Illustrator

Johanna Woods

ISBN13

NA

Published

January 1987

Format

Hardbound

Pages

16

Publisher

Wynstones Press

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