Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
With the words "Once upon a time", the Brothers Grimm transport readers to a timeless realm where witches, giants, princesses, kings, fairies, goblins and wizards fall in love, try to get rich, quarrel with their neighbours and have magical adventures of all kinds and in the process reveal... show more
With the words "Once upon a time", the Brothers Grimm transport readers to a timeless realm where witches, giants, princesses, kings, fairies, goblins and wizards fall in love, try to get rich, quarrel with their neighbours and have magical adventures of all kinds and in the process reveal essential truths about human nature. A cornerstone of Western culture since the early 1800s, "Grimm's Fairy Tales" is now beloved the world over. This collection of more than 120 of the Grimm's best tales includes such classics as "Cinderella", "Snow White", "Hansel and Grethel", "Rapunzel", "Rumpelstiltskin", "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Frog Prince", as well as others that are no less delightful. This new edition features beautiful full-colour illustrations throughout to provide even more magic to these beloved tales.
Publish date: 2012
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Pages no: 721
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, Fairy Tales
, German Literature
, Short Stories
This is a book filled with many different stories by The Grimm Brothers. This would be an excellent book for older students who are looking at myths, folktales, and short stories.
This collection is a load of interesting little stories. These originals are way more twisted than fairytales of my childhood. In these versions, the repercussions are more bloody and less forgiving.
I have to admit that this is my second time reading through this. Each different editions. There is nothing like a classic, and the way each story seems like it's being told by the fireside is a wonderful read. Though there are some stories that end up very violently, and left up to the parent if it...
I adore fairy tales. Have I said that before? Because I really do. And it's especially interesting seeing the same basic fairy tales retold by the different classics. For instance, both Perrault and the brothers Grimm included Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty, among others, an...
These are Stories I have read and loved as a child and Adult.