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  • The Bearskinner
  • Retold by Laura Amy Schlitz
    Illustrated by Max Grafe
  • Format: Hardcover | ISBN: 9780763627300
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The Bearskinner

A Tale of the Brothers Grimm

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A dejected soldier makes a pact with the devil in this haunting, ultimately
hopeful fairy tale, masterfully retold and vividly illustrated.

Man or bear? When a person gives up hope, is he still human? Such is the story of a soldier who has lost everything to war: his childhood home, his family and friends, his youth, and his innocence. Enter that sly opportunist, the devil, who wraps the soldier in the armor of a dead bear’s skin, fills its pockets with gold, and makes a dangerous and horrible wager. An unforgettable retelling of a classic Grimm tale, THE BEARSKINNER is a story about the struggle between the two sides of our selves, and the heroic strength it takes to claim a victory.

  • The Bearskinner by Laura Amy Schlitz
  • October 09, 2007
  • Juvenile Fiction - Classics
  • Candlewick
  • $16.99
  • 9780763627300

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