Newsletter   Secure Checkout   View Cart (0 items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

The Bremen Town Musicians [Paperback]

By Ilse Plume (Author)
Our Price $ 4.89  
Retail Value $ 6.99  
You Save $ 2.10  (30%)  
Item Number 157315  
Buy New $4.89
Available on the Internet only.

Picture Yearling Book - Full Series Preview
Image Title Price Stock Qty Add To Cart
  Noah's Ark   $ 5.59   In Stock  
  The Bremen Town Musicians   $ 4.89   In Stock  

Item description for The Bremen Town Musicians by Ilse Plume...

The winner of a Caldecott Honor Award, a retelling of the Brothers Grimm tale about a group of animals who sings and plays their way into a new home is illustrated by glowing pictures in forest shades. Reprint.

Publishers Description
Once there lived a donkey, a dog, a cat, and a rooster who had grown too old to be useful to their masters. Because their masters want to get rid of them, they run away. They meet on the road and decide to go to Bremen-Town to be street musicians.

Soon, they discover a cozy cabin occupied by robbers. The four friends have an idea and manage to scare the robbers away by making the loudest music they can. Now they can settle into a new home.

Awards and Recognitions
The Bremen Town Musicians by Ilse Plume has received the following awards and recognitions -
  • Caldecott Medal - 1981 Honor Book - Picture Book category

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Studio: Dragonfly Books
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.92" Width: 10.2" Height: 0.1"
Weight:   0.25 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 9, 1998
Publisher   Dragonfly Books
Age  4-8
ISBN  0440414563  
ISBN13  9780440414568  

Availability  11 units.
Availability accurate as of Sep 25, 2017 12:56.
Usually ships within one to two business days from La Vergne, TN.
Orders shipping to an address other than a confirmed Credit Card / Paypal Billing address may incur and additional processing delay.

More About Ilse Plume

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Sid Farrar works in publishing and lives with his wife, Wendy, in Minnesota. He has three grown children, Dan, Rose, and Jacob, and a grandson, Vinny. Sid wrote poems for his kids when they were little, including some of the poems in this book. He enjoys the change of seasons on his walks in the woods and around the lakes of Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Ilse Plume has published or released items in the following series...
  1. Picture Yearling Book

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8 > General
2Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths > European
3Books > Subjects > Children > Literature > Fairy Tales, Folk Tales & Myths > Stories
4Books > Subjects > Children > Ages 4-8

Reviews - What do customers think about The Bremen Town Musicians?

A Favorite Story Beautifully Illustrated  Jan 10, 2007
My children and grandchidren love this story. I bought the book to read to my youngest grandchild, who is 2 and a half. We love both the story and the pictures. We also have fun braying, barking, meowing and crowing like the heroic animals in the story. When her dad was her age we lived in Germany and visited Bremen and saw the statue of the animals.
Fun to share with others.  Mar 22, 2006
The illustrations are delightful for this traditional story. A great gift for any child or adult.
ISLP (R)  Jul 25, 2004
Some animals were going to Bremen Town to be musicians. On the way they saw some robbers. They kicked them out and the animals never went to Bremen-Town.
The donkey kicked the robber with his hind legs, that is why I liked the book.
ISLP (L)  Jul 25, 2004
The animals were going to Bremen Town to be musicians because the owners were going to kill them. On the way to Bremen Town, they met some robbers. The animals stole a house from the robbers.
I liked this book because the robbers looked funny.
Always a place in my heart  Jan 10, 2003
Of all the stories my father read to me as a child, this was my favorite. Its endearing story of self-discovery is timeless, and not to mention quite humorous for a six year old boy. It reminds me of a time far less complicated and will thus always hold a special place of affection for me. This was the Catcher in the Rye of my Elementary years. I would highly recommend this to anyone with children looking for quite simply a flat out good story to read them that they will enjoy.

Write your own review about The Bremen Town Musicians

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding The Bremen Town Musicians

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy