Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales
They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel. Hansel and Gretel. Cinderella. Sleeping Beauty. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very... show more
They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel. Hansel and Gretel. Cinderella. Sleeping Beauty. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very happilybut they're often far more interesting.This elegant edition of Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales includes all our cherished favoritesSnow White, Rumpelstiltskin, Little Red Cap, and many morein their original versions. With specially designed end papers, a genuine leather cover, and other enhancements, it's the perfect gift for anyone looking to build a complete home library.Many of these tales begin with the familiar refrain of once upon a time”but they end with something unexpected and fascinating!
Format: leather bound
Publish date: November 24th 2011
Publisher: Canterbury Classics
Pages no: 652
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.