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Dear Mili

An Old Tale

By Wilhelm Grimm, 1786-1859

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. “After more than 150 years,” the Times noted, “Hansel and Gretel, Snow-White, Rumpelstiltskin, and Cinderella will be joined by another Grimm fairy-tale character.” 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 over a century and a half. It tells of a mother who sends her daughter into the forest to save her from a terrible war. The child 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. Actually, thirty years have passed, but Mili has remained safe, and with the old man’s blessing there is still time for a tender reunion with her mother. 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 work of a master at the height of his powers.

Format

Book

Availability

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Publish Date

1988

ISBN

0374317623


Format: Book
Author: Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859
Title: Dear Mili : an old tale / by Wilhelm Grimm ; newly translated by Ralph Manheim ; with pictures by Maurice Sendak.
Publisher Date: New York : Published by Michael di Capua Books/Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1988.
Subject: Joseph, Saint -- Legends. Fairy tales
Isbn: 0374317623
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 39
System Items Total: 40
Call Number: 398.2 Gri
Oclc: 18421706
Upc:
Bib Id: 16725

Format: Book
Author: Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859
Title: Dear Mili : an old tale / by Wilhelm Grimm ; newly translated by Ralph Manheim ; with pictures by Maurice Sendak.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Published by Michael di Capua Books/Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1988.
Description: 38 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Joseph, Saint -- Legends.
Subjects: Fairy tales
Other Author: Sendak, Maurice
Other Author: Manheim, Ralph, 1907-1992
LCCN: 88081294
ISBN: 0374317623
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 39
Total Copies: 40
Call Number: 398.2 Gri