“Tom Thumb. Three bears” is a collection of the two most famous folktales and fairy tales, which was retold and illustrated by W.W. Denslow in 1903.
The “Tom Thumb” is about Tom, who is no bigger than his father’s thumb, and his adventures with a big crow and a huge fish, and becoming a favourite of King Arthur.
The “Three bears” retold by W.W. Denslow has a very nice and kind ending, which will be appreciated by kids:
“The good natured bears were always anxious to please the children; they would get up games under the greenwood trees in the summer, and merry sports upon the icy lake or snowy hills in winter. They did their best to make life for all, one glad round of joy. Just how long they lived thus, no one seems to know; for it was a long, long time ago and nothing is left but a joyous memory of a happy golden time.”
The “Animedia Company” e-book edition (2013) contains more than 30 original extraordinary colorful illustrations by William Wallace Denslow, which were carefully restored by a publisher. This edition is modified especially for the e-book format.
ISBN: 978-80-87762-28-8 (online : epub)
© Illustrations. William Wallace Denslow, 1865-1909
© Print edition. G.W. Dillingham Co., 1903
© E-book edition. Animedia Company, 2013