'Tales of Passed Times' is a collection of Charles Perrault's fairy tales, accompanied by the beautiful illustrations of Charles Robinson. A French nobleman and writer, Perrault (1628-1703) was among the first authors to bring magical children's stories into the literary mainstream, proving to their original seventeenth century readers that such works were important, enjoyable, as well as thought-provoking. The stories in this particular text include such favorites as 'Blue Beard', 'Little Red Riding-Hood', 'Sleeping Beauty', 'Puss in Boots' and 'Cinderella' as well as other, less well known tales such as 'Riquet of the Tuft', 'Little Thumbling' and 'Princess Rosette.' These stories are accompanied by a set of dazzling colored illustrations from a true master of the 'Golden Age of Illustration' - John Austen (1886-1946). His early works, including a fine Hamlet, were Beardsleyesque in style, but after 1925 he was influenced by the Art Deco movement. They continue to delight both young and old alike, right up to the present day. The fairy tales in their original translations are presented here, alongside Austen's beautiful imag
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|Size: ||6.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Pook Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473359833 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|