Maurice Sendak Children's Books

Dear Mili

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Dear Mili

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

Author: Wilhelm Grimm
Package Quantity: 1

Children love this fabulous book. Written by Wilhelm Grimm and it was published sometime in October of 1988 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR). In the library the reference number is PZ8.G883 De 1988. This is the 1st ed. has 40 pages and it has marvelously colored illustrations. The child's book also highlights Imprints 20th century 1988, Folklore and Fairy tales, visit the weblink below.

ASIN: 0374317623

On September 28, 1983, the discovery of a previously unknown tale by Wilhelm Grimm was reported on the front page of The New York Times. The youngster comes upon the hut of an old man, who gives her shelter, and she repays his kindness by serving him faithfully for what she thinks are three days. It tells of a mother who sends her daughter in to the forest to save her from a terrible war. “ After a lot more than 150 years,” the Instances noted, “ Hansel and Gretel, Snow-White, Rumpelstiltskin, and Cinderella will be joined by an extra Grimm fairy-tale character. Actually, thirty years have passed, but Mili has remained safe, and employing the old man's blessing there is still time for a tender reunion with her mother. ” The story of dear Mili was preserved in a letter Wilhelm Grimm wrote to a little girl in 1816, a letter that remained in her family's possession for more than a century and a half. As for the pictures that interpret Dear Mili— hailed by School Library Journal as “ gorgeous” — they were a milestone in Maurice Sendak's career, the operate of a master at the height of his powers.


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