If you have ever come across a book by Taschen publishers, you’ll know that the brand are renowned for producing high quality books, the kind that reassures book lovers, worms and collectors that physical hard copies will be around for a long time to come.

In addition to their wide range of books designed to appeal to many discernable adult palates, their latest release, a compilation of Brothers Grimm fairytales, is set to become a hit with younger readers and their families alike.

The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm is a beautiful, hard-backed, 200th anniversary celebration of 27 of the most beloved stories, which will undoubtedly become a bedtime favourite for generations to come.

Recently translated into English, this new edition features classics such as Cinderella, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots and Hansel and Gretel, each with a selection of charming vintage illustrations from the 1820’s to the 1950’s.

The two bookmarks tease knowingly at the enthusiasm that the stories, and their relevant introductions, artists biographies and illustrations, within its bind will illicit.

The perfect gift for an adult to child - both parties can look forward to snuggling up to adventure-filled memories of unforgettable tales being read aloud.

Grimm by name and grim by nature, many of the stories such as Rumpelstiltskin, The Devil with the Three Golden Hairs and Snow White and Rose Red, are known to contain spooky elements, filled with witches, wonders and wolves, exactly the way kids like it.

Taragh Loughrey-Grant

Available:
Easons, nationwide
Tower Records, Dublin
Chapters bookshop, Dublin
O’Mahony Bookshop, Limerick
Vibes & Scribes, Cork
Dubray Books, nationwide