Quentin Greben breathes new life into this beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tale. The lush illustrations transform the well-known story of the beautiful princess--her lips as red as an apple, her skin as white as snow--into a tale that's new and thrilling.
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were born in 1785 and 1786 near Frankfurt, Germany. In their early twenties, they began the linguistic studies that would culminate in their collected editions of folk- and fairy tales. They got their stories from peasants and villagers, and sometimes from already-published works from other cultures. Jacob did much of the research; Wilhelm put the stories into literary form.
Quentin Greban was born in Belguim, where he still lives today. He studied illustration at the Saint Luc Institute in Brussels. Since 1999, Greban has published more than 15 children's books in several French, Belguim, German, and Greek publishing houses. His books are translated in many countries. He received the Saint-Exupery award in 2000 for Les contes de l'Alphabet.