from Illustration Cupboard

“Lisbeth Zwerger, one of the world’s most acclaimed children’s book illustrators, is well known for illustrating classic tales.

She has brought her brush to The Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, and The Nutcracker, as well as many Grimm Brothers fairytales. Her work is both captivating and lyrical, and always filled with a sense of whimsy. Lisbeth Zwerger has won numerous awards for her work, including the prestigious Hans Christian Andersen Medal, presented to her in 1990 to recognize her lifetime contribution to children’s literature.

Her most recent books for Minedition are The Little Mermaid and The Night Before Christmas as well as the recent Tales from the Brother Grimm launched in Britain here at the gallery in October 2012.”

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