Hansel and Gretel Blue/Band 04 Band 04/Blue by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm


Hansel and Gretel Blue/Band 04 Band 04/Blue by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm

Hansel and Gretel are left all alone in the Brown Wood, and have to try to find their way home. This retelling of the Grimm fairytale is by award-winning author, Malachy Doyle. * Blue / Band 4 - A traditional story * Text type - Fiction * The focus phonemes in this book are oy, ir, au (Paul), al, aw and air. * Use the story map on the final spread to discuss Hansel and Gretel's route home. * This title is paired with a non-fiction book on a similar theme: Birds by Jilly MacLeod.

About the Author

The German brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm spent years collecting and researching folk tales early in the 19th century. They published Children's and Household Tales in 1812, a collection which became known as Grimm's Fairy Tales. The collection included what are now some of the world's most famous stories, including Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and Rumpelstiltskin. Wilhelm married in 1825, but Jacob never wed and for most of his life lived in his brother's home. The brothers also began a German historical dictionary, the enormous Deutsches Worterbuch, which ran to 16 volumes when it was finally completed by others in 1954.

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16 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

1st September 2006



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