Straight back, half-canvas with strips. A beautiful bright red canvas is associated with the cover paper: a white Nepalese paper with delicate transparent flower motifs. Assorted red endpapers
22 x 28 cm, 32 pages.
Editions Gautier-Lauguereau, 1997.
A traditional Grimm tale where kindness is tested three times while wickedness is punished, through the characters of the hideous gnome, the taciturn bear and our two little heroines.
Gennady Spirin, a Russian artist, transmits all her tenderness in pencil and watercolour illustrations.
The texts and drawings are presented in their delicate framing, even the pagination benefits from an interlacing of flowers!