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The singing bones : inspired by Grimms' fairy tales / Shaun Tan ; foreword by Neil Gaiman ; introduced by Jack Zipes.

By: Tan, Shaun [adapter,, illustrator.].
Contributor(s): Gaiman, Neil [author of foreword.] | Zipes, Jack, 1937- [author of introduction,, translator.] | Grimm, Jacob, 1785-1863 | Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2016Copyright date: ©2015Edition: First American edition.Description: 185 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780545946124; 0545946123.Subject(s): Kinder- und Hausmärchen -- Adaptations | Kinder- und Hausmärchen | Kinder- und Hausmärchen -- Adaptations | Fairy tales -- Germany | Folklore -- Germany -- Juvenile literature | Fairy tales | Folklore -- Germany | JUVENILE FICTION -- Fairy Tales & Folklore | JUVENILE FICTION -- Fantasy & Magic | JUVENILE FICTION -- Monsters | Fairy tales | Folklore | Germany | Fairy tales -- Germany | Folklore -- Germany | Young adult fiction | Fairy tales | Folklore | Fairy tales | GermanyGenre/Form: Paper case bindings. | Illustrated case bindings. | Book jackets. | Fairy tales. | Folklore. | Adaptations. | Juvenile works. | Young adult fiction. | Illustrated works. | Adaptations. | Juvenile works.Online resources: View cover image provided by Mackin | Click here to access online | Click here to access online
Contents:
Foreword by Neil Gaiman -- 'How the Brothers Grimm Made Their Way in the World' by Jack Zipes -- Plates -- Afterword by Shaun Tan -- Annotated Index -- Further Reading -- Acknowledgments.
The frog king -- The companionship of the cat and the mouse -- Hansel and Gretel -- Little red cap -- The boy who left home to find out about fear -- Faithful Johannes -- The twelve brothers -- The white snake -- Little brother and little sister -- Rapunzel -- The three little gnomes in the forest -- The three snake leaves -- The fisherman and his wife -- The brave little tailor -- Cinderella -- The riddle -- The three spinners -- The mouse, the bird, and the sausage -- The boots of buffalo leather -- The Bremen town musicians -- The singing bone -- The devil with the three golden hairs -- The maiden without hands -- Foundling -- The wolf and the seven young kids -- the elves -- Lucky hands -- Gambling Hans -- The robber bridegroom -- Godfather death -- The juniper tree -- Brier Rose -- Snow White -- The six swans-- Rumpelstiltskin -- Mother Trudy -- The golden bird -- The fox and the cat -- Little farmer -- All fur -- Snow White and Rose Red -- Jorinda and Joringel -- The singing, springing lark -- How six made their way in the world -- The goose girl -- Bearskin -- King Thrushbeard -- The two travelers -- Hans my hedgehog -- The little shroud -- The stolen pennies -- The old man and his grandson -- The devil's sooty brother -- The lettuce donkey -- The turnip -- One-Eye, Two-Eyes, and Three-Eyes -- The worn-out dancing shoes -- The twelve huntsmen -- Iron Hans -- Mother Holle -- The goose girl at the spring -- Simelei Mountain -- Lazy Heinz -- Fitcher's bird -- Strong Hans -- The blacksmith and the devil -- The blue light -- The nixie in the pond -- The dog and the sparrow -- The wedding of Mrs. Fox -- The master thief -- The thief and his master -- The water of life -- The moon -- Thumbling.
Summary: Selection and adaptation of seventy-five Grimm's fairy tales, as translated by Jack Zipes, and newly illustrated by Shaun Tan.
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Standard Kirkland Campus
Young Adult GR 550 .T36 2016 Available 30579004362064
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"Text abridged and adapted from translations of Grimms' fairy tales, ©Jack Zipes."

Selection and adaptation of seventy-five Grimm's fairy tales, as translated by Jack Zipes, and newly illustrated by Shaun Tan.

Includes bibliographical references (page 184) and index.

Foreword by Neil Gaiman -- 'How the Brothers Grimm Made Their Way in the World' by Jack Zipes -- Plates -- Afterword by Shaun Tan -- Annotated Index -- Further Reading -- Acknowledgments.

The frog king -- The companionship of the cat and the mouse -- Hansel and Gretel -- Little red cap -- The boy who left home to find out about fear -- Faithful Johannes -- The twelve brothers -- The white snake -- Little brother and little sister -- Rapunzel -- The three little gnomes in the forest -- The three snake leaves -- The fisherman and his wife -- The brave little tailor -- Cinderella -- The riddle -- The three spinners -- The mouse, the bird, and the sausage -- The boots of buffalo leather -- The Bremen town musicians -- The singing bone -- The devil with the three golden hairs -- The maiden without hands -- Foundling -- The wolf and the seven young kids -- the elves -- Lucky hands -- Gambling Hans -- The robber bridegroom -- Godfather death -- The juniper tree -- Brier Rose -- Snow White -- The six swans-- Rumpelstiltskin -- Mother Trudy -- The golden bird -- The fox and the cat -- Little farmer -- All fur -- Snow White and Rose Red -- Jorinda and Joringel -- The singing, springing lark -- How six made their way in the world -- The goose girl -- Bearskin -- King Thrushbeard -- The two travelers -- Hans my hedgehog -- The little shroud -- The stolen pennies -- The old man and his grandson -- The devil's sooty brother -- The lettuce donkey -- The turnip -- One-Eye, Two-Eyes, and Three-Eyes -- The worn-out dancing shoes -- The twelve huntsmen -- Iron Hans -- Mother Holle -- The goose girl at the spring -- Simelei Mountain -- Lazy Heinz -- Fitcher's bird -- Strong Hans -- The blacksmith and the devil -- The blue light -- The nixie in the pond -- The dog and the sparrow -- The wedding of Mrs. Fox -- The master thief -- The thief and his master -- The water of life -- The moon -- Thumbling.