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Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM By Wanda Gág

Once upon a time, in the middle of winter, the snowflakes were falling like feathers from the sky At a castle window framed in ebony sat a young Queen working at her embroidery, and as she was stitching away and gazing at the snowflakes now and then, she pricked her finger and three little drops of blood fell down upon the snow And because the red color looked so beautifOnce upon a time, in the middle of winter, the snowflakes were falling like feathers from the sky At a castle window framed in ebony sat a young Queen working at her embroidery, and as she was stitching away and gazing at the snowflakes now and then, she pricked her finger and three little drops of blood fell down upon the snow And because the red color looked so beautiful there on the snow she thought to herself, Oh, if I only had a little child as white as snow, as rosy red as blood, and with hair as ebon black as the window frame
  • Title: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (illustrated edition)
  • Author: Wanda Gág
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Kindle Edition

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Jim Erekson Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
After reading the picturebook biography of Wanda Gag I wanted to see some more of her work beyond Millions of Cats. This was a great version, which hews closely to the Grimm original, and adds in some elements from Three Bears for dialog. I wished Gag and the editing and design team had done more to ensure there were more full-page illustrations. The spot illustrations are great decorative touches, but Gag is at her best when she keeps the whole frame to her meticulous drawings.
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Leslie Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Caldecott Honor--1939Why would you choose a Disney version when you have the beautiful artistry and rich language of Wanda Gag? A perfect classic picture book.
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Marquise Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
3.5 stars. Worth a read mostly for the art.
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Claire Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Kind of a weird story for modern readers, as are all the original Grimm fairy tales. (Wanda Gág translated from the original.) But I thought the story was well-translated, and I enjoyed the illustrations!
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Kristine Hansen Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
This version leaves me scratching my head somewhat. We have shades of the Three Bears with the whole, eating-drinking-sleeping aspect (and drinking wine? She's so young!) and then the book ends with a comeuppance that has to do with dancing shoes. So with the mashup of fairy tales, this story feels somewhat new. Which was strange but I kind of liked it.On the other hand, just how stupid is this girl? Three times the witch comes, and by the second time Snow White is all "I can't let strangers in" [...]
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Londa Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Beautiful version of this age old fairy tale. The black and white illustrations are perfect! The 8 year old boy was not as impressed as I was, and I sort of expected that. He did like the pictures, but thought the story itself wasn't very interesting. He was irritated with how naive Snow White was and yelled "REALLY!!" every time she opened the door and fell for another of the witch's tricks. I can't argue with him there Snow was kind of dense. :D If I were to choose a Snow White book for my per [...]
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Maria Rowe Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
• 1939 Caldecott Honor Book •The illustrations are beautiful and I love the text, but the layout is rather awkward. I wish there were more full page illustrations; it looks like it was sort of thrown together. I do love this version of Snow White which I believe is much more faithful to the original Grimm Brothers story than the Disney version. Materials used: unlistedTypeface used: unlisted
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Amanda Casteel Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Author/ Illustrator: Wanda Ga'gGenre: Fiction Picture BookPublication Info: Smithmark Publishers: 1999Reading Level: late earlyTopic/Theme: fairy talesIssues Addressed: murder, jealousyClassroom Uses: Read Aloud, Individual Reading, paired readingSummary: This is a translation from the original Grimm brothers tale. Snow White is beautiful and the most fair in the land. She abides with seven dwarfs. The wicked queen wants to kill Snow White. She succeeds, but then Snow White lives? You just have [...]
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Paul Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
This retelling of the Grimms' version of the tale is a very quick read, and the black and white illustrations are very fine companions to the narrative. Thankfully, it is a far richer and more psychological telling, more nuance and the story concludes not with a kiss from the prince but with her glass sarcophagus being dropped which loosened the piece of poison apple in her throat, bringing her back to life. My favorite illustration is of the wicked queen standing before her truth-telling mirror [...]
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Dolly Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
This is an entertaining version of the popular fairy tale. Our girls remarked about how similar the story was to another classic Brothers Grimm story, Goldilocks and the Three Bears. The narrative is fairly long, but engaging, and the story is comfortingly familiar. The illustrations are charming and complement the story nicely. We enjoyed reading this book together.
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Rachel Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
I've been waiting forever to get my hands on a copy of this book, which won a 1939 Caldecott Honor award, and the last one I needed to read for that year. "Wee Gillis" is still my favorite from 1939. This is a good version, with cute little illustrations at the top of the pages, though the dwarves look more like gnomes. It is one of the most accurate versions I've seen, i.e. following the real Grimm Brothers story instead of the Disney-fied happy ending version. It was a bit too long to hold mos [...]
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Angela Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
I love to read aloud to my children but if the book is not well written it can become a real chore. Wanda Gag's Caldecott Honor books that we've recently read; Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Nothing at All were such a delight. I was able to really get into the stories with my children and read with so much expression. The pictures are very interesting too. I had forgotten how much more there is to the Snow White story besides Disney's version. So many themes available to discuss with your c [...]
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Laura Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Based on the well known story by the Brother's Grimm I thought it was really interesting how this story was different from all the snow white versions that I remember, but I thought this version was definitely better. It kind of had a couple elements of other stories in here, but I thought the illustrations were pretty good and the story line was only slightly unbelievable.*Taken from my book reviews blog: reviewsatmse/2008
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Lorna Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
1939 Caldecott HonorFavorite illustration: The house of the Seven DwarfsKid-appeal: It is pretty long, but both my girls (7 and 10) hung right in there with the book and loved pointing out the differences to the Disney version of the story. The illustrations were great, though small in comparison to the voluminous amounts of text.
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Iustina Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
The book is nice. It's very simple, but you can feel a magic atmosphere when you read it. You don't even recognize that you're reading a Fairy Tale. The thing that have impressed me is Snow-white's age. She so young! How has she been able to get married? Otherwise, I think the books is just cute, so my grade is three stars.
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Katie Fitzgerald Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
I love the tiny lines of the Gag’s illustrations in her retelling of Snow White. This version is a bit wordy for sharing with really young kids, but it tells the full story rather than the Disney-fied short form, which I think focuses more on the romance than the wickedness of the queen. I was surprised at how late in the story the prince turns up!
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Jen Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book this afternoon. I'm so used to the Disney version of this story that it was refreshing to read another version. For Snow White to be a child was also new for me as I've always thought of her as a late teen who could marry the handsome prince. Sweet little illustrations add to the wonder of this work.
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Laura5 Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
There is a special place in my heart for Wanda Gág - her illustrations are just so charming and delightful. I have a copy of one of her illustrations framed and hanging in my home (very #nerdybookclub of me, I know). She is also from Minnesota - and I also love to love hometown talents.This is one I would love to have a copy of in my personal collection.
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Mitchell Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
A Caldecott Honor classic tale. But the art was just okay, and the story was the classic tale without improvements. If you are not the most beautiful in the world you should kill your rival, even if she is your seven year old step-daughter. And a woman's job is to clean up after men. And clearly a woman is too dumb to avoid being fooled three times - or perhaps only pretty ones.
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Robert Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Released independently the same year as the Disney film adaptation, and awarded a Caldecott Honor, this version is more faithful to the traditional story. The illustrations are pleasant, if not glorious, and the story is fun, but not sensational. The ending seems abrupt and not well concluded.
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Jdn1 Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
This book tells the original classic tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This book contains few illustrations, so it relies on very descriptive details to creative a children's masterpiece. I would recommend this for lower education (k-2).
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Crystal Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
1939 Caldecott HonorI remember reading this one as a child. The pictures were very familiar to me. It has a very Goldilocks and the Three Bears feel to it in the middle. And I didn't realize she was born in MN. I have been to her hometown.
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Molly Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
This is a translation of the fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm. I'm so used to the Disney version of the story, I had forgotten how different it is from the original fairy tale. It was a nice translation and I always enjoy Wanda Gag's illustrations.
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Bree Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Notes::Long book, but excellently writtenBeautiful illustrations scattered throughout
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Stefanie Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
The art was very boring and unremarkable.
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Mckinley Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Caldecott honor.Lovely pictures. Closer to "original" story.
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Rachel Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
Traditional retelling with Queen trying to kill her three times, and a format like the Three Little Bears asking who ate and slept from the Dwarf's. The soft delicate illustrations are stunning.
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Jenny Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
I enjoyed the familiar story of Snow White. While I appreciate the black and white illustrations by Gag, there are other versions with color illustrations that I enjoy more.
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Angie Jan 21, 2020 - 07:40 AM
I think for the time period of 1938 this was a good version of Snow White
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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (illustrated edition) By Wanda Gág Once upon a time, in the middle of winter, the snowflakes were falling like feathers from the sky At a castle window framed in ebony sat a young Queen working at her embroidery, and as she was stitching away and gazing at the snowflakes now and then, she pricked her finger and three little drops of blood fell down upon the snow And because the red color looked so beautifOnce upon a time, in the middle of winter, the snowflakes were falling like feathers from the sky At a castle window framed in ebony sat a young Queen working at her embroidery, and as she was stitching away and gazing at the snowflakes now and then, she pricked her finger and three little drops of blood fell down upon the snow And because the red color looked so beautiful there on the snow she thought to herself, Oh, if I only had a little child as white as snow, as rosy red as blood, and with hair as ebon black as the window frame

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