marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman

A faithful retelling of the Grimm tale -- first edition, so it's still the mother, not a stepmother.  With some developments -- such as a war to cause the famine.  A little flat in words, and the illustrations are only so-so.
Tags: children's picture, fairy tale reviews

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