This ebook: "Hansel and Gretel: 28 new illustrations accompany the original unabridged text" is carefully crafted and formatted in a fixed layout which simulates the visual experience of reading a print picture book. This book is created with imaginative and completely new illustrations which accompany the original Brothers Grimm fairy tale. ?"Hansel and Gretel" is a well-known fairy tale of German origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812.
Hansel and Gretel are a young brother and sister lost in the woods. After days of wandering, they follow a beautiful white bird to a clearing in the forest and discover a large cottage built of gingerbread and cakes. Hungry and tired, the children begin to eat the rooftop of the candy house. They soon become prisoners of a cannibalistic witch living in this house constructed of cake and confectionery.
The two children save their lives by outwitting her.?The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859), were German academics, linguists, cultural researchers and authors. They are among the best-known storytellers of folk tales, popularizing stories such as "Cinderella", "The Frog Prince", "Hansel and Gretel", "Rapunzel" and "Snow White".