Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859.

Dear Mili : an old tale / by Wilhelm Grimm ; newly translated by Ralph Manheim ; with pictures by Maurice Sendak. - 1st ed. - New York : Michael di Capua Books : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1988 - 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 26 cm.

Includes the letter written by Wilhelm Grimm to Mili containing the story of the little girl and St. Joesph. Originally published in German. Bound by Horowitz/Rae Book Manufacturers and typography by Atha Tehon -- t.p. verson.

In order to save her daughter from a terrible war, the mother sends her into the forest telling her to return in three days. She meets St. Joseph who cares for her for three days, which in reality is thirty years.

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Joseph, Saint --Legends--Juvenile fiction.

Girls--Juvenile fiction.
Mothers and daughters--Juvenile fiction.
Children--Death--Juvenile fiction.
War stories.
Abandoned children--Juvenile fiction.
Guardian angels--Juvenile fiction.
Saints--Protection--Juvenile fiction.
Fear--Juvenile fiction.
Despair--Juvenile fiction.
Kindness--Juvenile fiction.
Love, Maternal--Juvenile fiction.
Death--Juvenile fiction.
Hope--Juvenile fiction.
Prayers--Juvenile fiction.
Forests and forestry--Juvenile fiction.
Fairy tales.

Imprints 20th century 1988

PZ8.G883 / De 1988

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