Rockport revisits the classics in a new series lushly illustrated by some of today's most endearing and sought-after artists. These aren't your typical classics-our artists reinterpret these stories and create a stunning presentation unlike any you've ever seen. Book enthusiasts and artisans will want to collect the entire series.
French artist Yann Legendre takes readers on a beautiful journey through the stories by the brothers Grimm, through his luscious imagery. The stories take on a whole new meaning when accompanied by Legendre's mystical, colorful interpretations. This edition of the Classics Reimagined series will excite and enthrall!
About the Author
Yann Legendre is an internationally recognized illustrator, designer and art director based in Paris. His illustrations have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, The New Yorker, The Reader, Perspective Magazine, le Monde... He is the art director of the French publisher Inculte, designing each book cover and every illustrated book series.
He regularly creates illustrations for Universal Music in London, the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago, Janus Films and the Criterion Collection in New York. In 2011, CB2 (Crate&Barrel) commissioned him to illustrate a new collection of furniture called "Fresh Ink". In 2010 he started a collaboration with the filmmaker Joe Swanberg, designing and illustrating all of the director's movie posters. Yann received an Award of Excellence for the best movie poster design from the South by Southwest Film Festival.
"Legendre's art pairs well with the Grimms' surreal, daring, and surprisingly adult fairy tales." - "Entertainment Weekly"
Series: Classics Reimagined
For Ages: 8 - 9 years old
For Grades: 3 - 4
Number Of Pages: 207
Published: 22nd August 2014
Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.7
Weight (kg): 0.76
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: Unabridged