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Grimms' Fairy Tales

Written by Brothers Grimm

Part of the Collins Classics Series

Grimms' Fairy Tales Synopsis

HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics. 'The wolf thought to himself, What a tender young creature! what a nice plump mouthful - she will be better to eat than the old woman. I must act craftily, so as to catch both. ' This collection of much-loved folk tales features such familiar characters as daring Little Red Riding Hood, crafty Rumpelstiltskin and the ill-fated infants Hansel and Gretel. They are as magical and fascinating today as when they were first told, despite - or because of - the underlying darkness at their heart. Collected in a single volume by the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, and first published in 1812, these stories are known and loved by adults and children alike, and have grown to be an invaluable part of our collective imagination.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780008195632
Publication date: 23rd June 2016
Author: Brothers Grimm
Publisher: William Collins an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 336 pages

About Brothers Grimm

The Brothers Grimm were Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859). The two were German academics, linguists, cultural researchers, and authors who are among the most well-known storytellers of folk tales, popularizing stories such as Cinderella , The Frog Prince , Hansel and Gretel , Rapunzel , Rumpelstiltskin , and Snow White . Their first collection of folk tales was published in 1812.

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