by Shaun Tan, with an Introduction by Neil Gaiman and Jack Zipes - £19.99 Walker Books Ltd (2016)
hardback ISBN 13: 9781406370669 | ISBN 10: 1406370665
Shaun Tan fans get to see his extraordinary talent applied to sculpture in this award-winning, lavishly presented collection of art based on fairy tales told by the Brothers Grimm.
Artist Shaun Tan is world renowned for his singular vision and storytelling abilities. This art book showcases his sculptural talent, applied here to fairy tales from the Brothers Grimm. Tan captures the essence of these tales as he brings traitorous brothers, lonely princesses, cunning foxes, honourable peasants and ruthless witches to life in surprising – and illuminating – ways.
Introduced by author Neil Gaiman and fairy-tale scholar Jack Zipes, The Singing Bones is a feast for the eyes, a profound, powerful celebration of the world's most beloved stories.
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