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Published by Candlewick .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fairy tales, folk tales, fables, magical tales & traditional stories,
  • Juvenile Folk Tales / Mythology / Fables,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Classics,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - European,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Classics,
  • Fairy Tales & Folklore - Adaptations,
  • Fairy tales,
  • Folklore,
  • Germany

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLaura Amy Schlitz (Adapter), Max Grafe (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10929815M
ISBN 100763627305
ISBN 109780763627300

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  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. Augustine - because, it turns out, the precious book has been devoured by a bear! Instructed by the abbot to borrow another monastery's copy and create a replacement, the hapless monk painstakingly crafts a new book, copying it. 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. Preview this book»4/5(7). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: 'Der Bärenhäuter'. Aarau: Sauerländer, Description: 32 unnumbered pages. Get this from a library! The bearskinner: a story. [Felix Hoffmann] -- A soldier returning from war promises to do the devil's bidding for seven years in return for as . THE BEARSKINNER. By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Accompanied by broadly sketched, loosely brushed watercolors is the Grimms' romantic story of the penniless ex-soldier who takes up the devil's challenge to go unwashed and uncombed and cloaked in a bearskin for seven years--and, .