Classic Literature | 5 August 2015Classics Reimagined: Cinderella Share article facebook twitter google pinterest The story of Cinderella is very well known. There have been countless variations of the story since Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s version was recorded in the 19th century, one of the most notable being Disney’s animated film. In Classics Reimagined: Grimm’s Fairy Tales, artist Yann Leandre takes readers on a journey through the classic fairy tale through beautiful imagery that shows off the story’s darker side. And because she always looked dusty and dirty, they called her Cinderella. Cinderella thanked him, went to her mother’s grave, and planted the branch on it, and she wept so much that her tears fell upon it and watered it. It grew and became a beautiful tree. The girl went through the back door into the garden, and called out, “You tame pigeons, you turtledoves, and all you birds beneath the sky, come and help me to gather: The good ones go into the pot, The bad ones go into your crop.” When evening came Cinderella wanted to leave, and the prince tried to escort her, but she ran away from him so quickly that he could not follow her. The prince, however, had set a trap. He had had the entire stairway smeared with pitch. When she ran down the stairs, her left slipper stuck in the pitch. The prince picked it up. It was small and dainty, and of pure gold. Buy from an Online Retailer In North America: In The UK: The Classics Reimagined series is a library of stunning collector’s editions of classic novels illustrated by contemporary artists from around the world. Each artist offers his or her own unique, visual interpretation of the most well-loved, widely read, and avidly collected literature from renowned authors. From Grimm’s Fairy Tales to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and from Edgar Allen Poe to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, art lovers and book collectors alike will not be able to resist owning the whole collection. French artist Yann Legendre takes readers on a beautiful journey through the stories by the brothers Grimm, with his luscious imagery. These stories take on a whole new meaning when accompanied by Legendre’s mystical, colorful interpretations. This edition of the Classics Reimagined series will excite and enthrall all!? Share article facebook twitter google pinterest If you have any comments on this article please contact us or get in touch via social media.