Once upon a time there was a princess who lost her favorite golden ball in the pond—when, to her surprise, a frog hopped out and offered to retrieve it if he could come and live with her. Though she agreed and got her toy back, she refused the frog... until at last he came knocking at the castle door. The king reminded his daughter that a promise is a promise, and though she was disgusted, the princess soon discovered the wonderful surprise of the talking frog.
This classic Brothers Grimm fairytale is brought magically to life by Sybille Schenker’s masterful cut-paper artwork. Her use of translucent papers, fine patterns, and detailed silhouette-style art makes for a special edition of this tale that's unlike any other.
'Schenker uses inky silhouettes and papercut images on translucent paper to make this most familiar of Grimm tales feel alarmingly new' - Wall Street Journal on Hansel & Gretel