Kerlan Features: Tenggren Tells-It-Again

The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren cover, a prince is crowning a princess, behind them are an assortment of magical creatures

Cover of The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren, Boston, 1942

The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book

Text edited and adapted by Katharine Gibson

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

Little Brown & Co., Boston, 1942

8.5" x 11"

Kerlan Collection, Children's Literature Research Collections,

University of Minnesota Libraries


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The Tenggren Tell-It-Again-Book illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren interior page, Rapunzel letting down her long hair for an ugly old woman

Original art of Rapunzel

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

Rapunzel

Written by Grimms Brothers

watercolor and gouache on board

10.35" x 13"

The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren interior page, several white ducklings are swimming across a pond, behind them follows a gray duckling

Original art of The Ugly Ducking

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

The Ugly Duckling

Written by Hans Christian Andersen

watercolor and gouache on board

21" x 7.5"

The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren interior page, a beautiful girl dressed in rags sits by a large hearth, cleaning supplies surrounds her

Original art of Cinderella

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

Cinderella

Written by Charles Perrault

watercolor and gouache on board

6.4" x 10"

The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren process art, three small elves in green hats in various poses

Original art of The Shoemaker and the Elves

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

The Shoemaker and the Elves

Written by Grimms Brothers

watercolor and gouache on board

9.5" x 6"

The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren process art, Snow White and Rose Red with a bear

Original art of Snow White and Red Rose

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

Snow White and Rose Red

Written by Grimms Brothers

watercolor and gouache on board

12.4" x 8.25"

The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren process art, Thumbelina sitting under a mushroom with a caterpillar

Original art of Thumbelina

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

Thumbelina (under mushroom)

Written by Hans Christian Andersen

watercolor and gouache on board

10.25" x 10.8"

The Tenggren Tell-It-Again Book illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren process art, Thumbelina with a sparrow

Original art of Thumbelina with a sparrow

Illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren

Thumbelina (with bird)

Written by Hans Christian Andersen

watercolor and gouache on board

10.25" x 8.8"

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Kerlan Features: Tenggren Tells-It-Again