Book
Dutch

Sprookjes : in poëzie en proza

Charles Perrault (author), Ernst Van Altena (translator), Peter Van Hugten (illustrator)
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Romans
Title
Sprookjes : in poëzie en proza / Perrault, Charles ; vert. door Van Altena, Ernst
Author
Charles Perrault
Translator
Ernst Van Altena
Illustrator
Peter Van Hugten
Language
Dutch
Original title
Histoires ou contes du temps passe
Publisher
Rotterdam: Aristos, 1997
207 p. : ILL;
ISBN
90-6935-123-4

About Charles Perrault

Charles Perrault ( perr-OH, also US: pə-ROH, French: [ʃaʁl pɛʁo]; 12 January 1628 – 16 May 1703) was a French author and member of the Académie Française.

He laid the foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, with his works derived from earlier folk tales, published in his 1697 book Histoires ou contes du temps passé.

The best known of his tales include Le Petit Chaperon Rouge ("Little Red Riding Hood"), Cendrillon ("Cinderella"), Le Maître chat ou le Chat botté ("Puss in Boots"), La Belle au bois dormant ("Sleeping Beauty"), and Barbe Bleue ("Bluebeard").

Some of Perrault's versions of old stories i…Read more on Wikipedia