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Brothers Grimm

Brothers Grimm

Germany

The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, were German academics, philologists, cultural researchers, lexicographers and authors who together collected and published folklore during the 19th century.

11 min read

Snow White and Rose Red

Two sisters make friends with a bear, and help an ungrateful dwarf.

10 min read

The Six Swans

A princess, to save her swan brothers, may not speak until a curse is broken.

15 min read

The Golden Bird

A kind fox helps a brother who will not listen to good advice.

1 min read

The Old Man and His Grandson

A little boy's parents treat his grandfather terribly... until the parents realise an important lesson.

7 min read

Briar Rose

Briar Rose is under a spell - that she will prick her finger on a spindle and fall into a hundred-year sleep...

3 min read

The Elves and the Shoemaker

A shoemaker and his wife have magical assistance from some elves every evening when they go to bed. But do the elves need help too?

4 min read

Clever Gretel

Clever Gretel loves good food and enjoying life, and her quick thinking will keep it that way!

5 min read

The Turnip

A young, plucky brother gifts a turnip to a king, and saves himself from his brother's wrath with wits!

8 min read

Four Clever Brothers

Four brothers each learn a very important skill that they use to save a Princess from a dragon.

11 min read

Lily and the Lion

* Story contains bad language

A girl marries a Lion who turns into a dove, and she must travel all ends of the earth to find him again.

8 min read

The Blue Light

* Story contains bad language

A soldier obtains a miraculous magical blue light.

14 min read

The Water of Life

A King is dying, and his sons set off to discover the Water of Life that will save him.