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Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault (Wisehouse Classics Edition - With Original Color Illustrations by Harry Clarke) - Charles Perrault

Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault (Wisehouse Classics Edition - With Original Color Illustrations by Harry Clarke)

By: Charles Perrault, Harry Clarke (Illustrator)

Paperback Published: 2nd June 2016
ISBN: 9789176372135
Number Of Pages: 82
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old

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CHARLES PERRAULT (12 January 1628 - 16 May 1703) was a French author and member of the Academie Francaise. He laid the foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, with his works derived from pre-existing folk tales. The best known of his tales include Le Petit Chaperon Rouge (Little Red Riding Hood), Cendrillon (Cinderella), Le Chat Botte (Puss in Boots), La Belle au bois Dormant (The Sleeping Beauty), and Barbe Bleue (Bluebeard). Some of Perrault's versions of old stories may have influenced the German versions published by the Brothers Grimm more than 100 years later. The stories continue to be printed and have been adapted to opera, ballet (such as Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty), theatre, and film. Perrault was an influential figure in the 17th-century French literary scene, and was the leader of the Modern faction during the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns.
This edition is an athoritative translation by Robert Samber and J. E. Mansion, with the original color illustrations and ornamentations by Harry Clarke.

ISBN: 9789176372135
ISBN-10: 9176372138
Audience: General
For Ages: 8 - 12 years old
For Grades: 3 - 7
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 82
Published: 2nd June 2016
Publisher: Wisehouse Classics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.12

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