Thirty-eight timeless tales illustrated by the inimitable Bernadette Watts Bernadette Watts has been writing and illustrating since the 1960’s. For the first time this book brings together her take on beloved classics— from the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, Aesop, Gerda Marie Scheidl, Leo Tolstoi, Bernadette Watts, and more—in a visual treasure chest for the whole family. The collection includes: Little Red Riding Hood • Cinderella • The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids • Little Brother and Little Sister • The Three Little Pigs • Snow White and Rose Red • Mother Holle • The Bremen Town Musicians • Rapunzel • Hansel and Gretel • The Brave Little Tailor • Sleeping Beauty • Rumpelstiltskin • The Elves and the Shoemaker • The Ugly Duckling • Goldilocks and the Three Bears • Thumbelina • The Star Child • Snow White • Jorinda and Joringel • The Snow Queen • The Little Match Girl • The Ragamuffins • The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse • George’s Garden • Hans Millerman • Varenka • Shoemaker Martin • Jonah and the Whale • St. Francis and the Proud Crow • The Hairy Elephant • Aesop’s Fables • The Rich Man and the Shoemaker • The Smallest Snowflake • The Fir Tree • The Christmas Bird • The Little Donkey • The Christmas Story
Bernadette Watts, known throughout Europe simply as Bernadette, has illustrated many dozens of folk- and fairy tales. Born in England, she loved to draw from childhood. She studied at the Maidstone Art School in Kent, UK, for a time under the tutelage of Brian Wildsmith. Bernadette’s many beautiful books include The Snow Queen and The Bremen Town Musicians. Bernadette finds her inspiration in nature. Today she lives and works in Kent. She has been illustrating for NorthSouth Books and NordSüd Verlag since the beginning of her career fifty years ago.