The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Through a bold palette, the legend of the Pied Piper is enlivened artfully reminding children that people should keep their promises.

The Pied Piper of Hamelin is set in the north of Germany in the year 1283.  It is nearly Christmas and the townspeople are ready to celebrate when a rodent infestation interrupts their everyday lives. The mayor announces a seemingly straightforward proposition: rid the town of the rats and be given one thousand gold coins.  A stranger with a small pipe entices the rats beyond the town gates, but when he is unfairly denied his reward, the story takes an unexpected turn.

Fictional or historical, the medieval legend of the Pied Piper has long-fascinated generations of readers with its swarm of rats drawn away by a cloaked stranger and his magical melodies. Now, the beloved tale is given new life with Thomas Baas’ contemporary illustrations in a vibrantly dark palette of blues and reds. The mysterious tale helps teach and reinforce the importance of keeping one’s word and the consequences of broken promises. 

Authors: Thomas Baas
Release date: October 2016
Format: 22 x 35 cm
Features: 48 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-767-1

Thomas Baas studied under the French children’s book illustrator Claude Lapointe at the School of Applied Arts in Strasbourg. He now lives in Paris, where he has worked on numerous children’s books. Baas is the illustrator of another poignant Little Gestalten title, Plip, the Umbrella Man

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    • European Union: € 10,-
    • ROW (All other): € 40,-

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Please note that we don’t ship on weekends and public holidays. Deliveries are not made on Sundays and other public holidays. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin is set in the north of Germany in the year 1283.  It is nearly Christmas and the townspeople are ready to celebrate when a rodent infestation interrupts their everyday lives. The mayor announces a seemingly straightforward proposition: rid the town of the rats and be given one thousand gold coins.  A stranger with a small pipe entices the rats beyond the town gates, but when he is unfairly denied his reward, the story takes an unexpected turn.

Fictional or historical, the medieval legend of the Pied Piper has long-fascinated generations of readers with its swarm of rats drawn away by a cloaked stranger and his magical melodies. Now, the beloved tale is given new life with Thomas Baas’ contemporary illustrations in a vibrantly dark palette of blues and reds. The mysterious tale helps teach and reinforce the importance of keeping one’s word and the consequences of broken promises. 

3 - 5 years English fairy tales Little Gestalten

Authors: Thomas Baas
Release date: October 2016
Format: 22 x 35 cm
Features: 48 pages
ISBN: 978-3-89955-767-1

Shipping Costs

  • Free shipping to Germany and the USA.
  • Free worldwide shipping from 60 EUR/USD order value.

  • For orders below 60 EUR/USD the following shipping costs apply:

    • Germany & USA : € 0,-
    • European Union: € 10,-
    • ROW (All other): € 40,-

Shipping costs will be assessed during checkout based on the full value of goods purchased.


The shipping cost doesn’t account for any import taxes/customs fees. These fees are not under our control and apply according to the regulations of your selected country of delivery. Please refer to your local customs authorities for more information.

 

Payment 

For shipments to addresses within the US, payments can be made using credit card, or PayPal.

Gestalten uses a secure payment system to protect your information. More information on our security procedure is available here

Shipping

Once your order is processed and an order confirmation is sent, you will be able to track your shipment using the link in the order confirmation. You will also be able to track your order in your customer account.

Orders are usually received within 2-3 working days for orders placed within Germany, 2-6 working days for those placed within the EU, Switzerland, and Norway. Orders placed within the US will be delivered within 3-7 working days after receiving your order confirmation. Deliveries to all other territories will take 10-14 working days.

Please note that we don’t ship on weekends and public holidays. Deliveries are not made on Sundays and other public holidays. We will try to inform you of any unexpected delays.

Returns
Full refunds are available up until 14 days after the order confirmation is sent. You bear the direct costs for returning the products. More information on our return policy is available here.

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