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The bearskinner

Hoffmann, Felix.

The bearskinner

a story

by Hoffmann, Felix.

  • 205 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany.
    • Subjects:
    • Fairy tales,
    • Folklore -- Germany

    • About the Edition

      A soldier returning from war promises to do the devil"s bidding for seven years in return for as much money and property as he can ever use.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesBärenhäuter.
      Statementby the brothers Grimm ; with pictures by Felix Hoffmann.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.H676 Be 1978
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[32] p. :
      Number of Pages32
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4572157M
      ISBN 100689501234
      LC Control Number77092742

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A Beauty and the Beast variation adapted from the Grimm Brothers' version of the tale, The Bearskinner recounts a desperate soldier's game with the devil. Though it's definitely aimed at an older audience of picture-book readers, The Bearskinner is beautifully written and even more beautifully illustrated/5.

Comment: This is a used book in good condition which shows light to moderate amount of wear. It may show signs of previous use to the cover and/or spine. Dust-jacket is included (when applicable). Clean pages and cover. All pages are firmly attached. May be a nice, clean x-library book with the usual stamps (or a previous owner’s name on the /5(24).

Book trailer created by Analine Johnson who is the librarian at Centeno Elementary in Laredo, Texas. Summary: This book is a retelling of the Grimm fairy tale in which a despondent soldier makes a.

The Bearskinner: A Tale of the Brothers Grimm by Laura Amy Schlitz — Horn Book (starred review) An unforgettable retelling of a classic Grimm tale, The Bearskinner is a story about the struggle between the two sides of our selves, and the heroic strength it takes to claim a victory/5(3).

The Bearskinner book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A soldier returning from war promises to do the devil's bidding for /5.

The Bearskinner is my favorite Brothers Grimm story. At its core, the story of a good man battling against the trickery of the devil. In nineteenth century Germany, the devil was not an abstraction.

He walked the earth and preyed on the weakness and desperation of ordinary people.5/5(1). About The Bearskinner “Schlitz narrates with clarity, grace, and sensitivity A provocative edition that should set older children thinking about the meaning of endurance and heroism.” — Horn Book (starred review) Man or bear.

When a person gives up hope, is he still human. Such is the story of a soldier who has lost everything to. The Bearskinner: a tale of the Brothers Grimm (Book) Average Rating. Author. The Bearskinner. A Tale of Brothers Grimm. By: Brother Hugo can't return his library book - the letters of St.

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The devil makes a bad bargain in this rich retelling from the collections of the Grimms. A soldier on his way home from war makes a deal: For seven years he will wear a rotting bearskin and go without bathing or cutting his hair; in return, his pockets will always be full of gold.

If he can make it through the seven years without telling anyone of the bargain, praying to God or killing. An unforgettable retelling of a classic Grimm tale, THE BEARSKINNER is a story about the struggle between the two sides of our selves, and the heroic strength it takes to claim a victory.

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THE BEARSKINNER Author Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Felix Hoffmann Book condition Used Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher NY: Atheneum, Place of Publication New York, New York, U.s.a. This edition first published Keywords Bookseller catalogs FOLK & FAIRY TALES.

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