Lisbeth Zwerger is one of the preeminent interpreters of classic fairy tales, and now she brings her brush to The Grimm Brothers Bremen Town Musicians, the tale of four beleaguered animals who outwit some frightful robbers. In this lesser-known but equally important tale, theres a donkey who can no longer work, a hound who can no longer hunt, a cat who is too old to chase mice, and a rooster who is scheduled to become dinner. They decide to band together to seek their fortune as musicians in the town of Bremen.
But they get more than they bargained for when they stumble upon a gang of robbers. Can they find a clever way to turn their dreadful singing to their advantage? In a book sure to appeal to her many fans, Lisbeth Zwerger wittily brings this unique story to life.
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