There are few books that lend themselves to flights of glittery imagination quite so well as Grimm’s Fairy Tales. There are many gorgeous versions; this, in my opinion, is the best.
Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Published by Penguin with an introduction by Cornelia Funke. Cover illustrations by Quentin Blake, Raymond Briggs, Emma Chichester Clark, Oliver Jeffers, Helen Oxenbury and Axel Scheffler. Cover design by Sarah Jane Coleman.