From the land of fantastical castles, vast lakes and deep forests, the Brothers Grimm collected a treasury of enchanting folk and fairy stories full of giants and dwarfs, witches and princesses, magical beasts and cunning children. From classics such as ‘The Frog-Prince’ and ‘Hansel and Grettel’ to the delights of ‘Ashputtel’ or ‘Old Sultan’, all hold a timeless magic which has enthralled children for centuries.
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About Brothers Grimm
Jacob Ludwig Karl, the elder of the brothers Grimm, was born in 1785, and Wilhelm Karl in the following year. They both studied at Marburg, and from 1808 to 1829 mainly worked in Kassel as state-appointed librarians, Jacob also assisting… More about Brothers Grimm
About Jacob Grimm
Jacob (Ludwig Carl) Grimm was born in Hanau, Germany in 1785. His father, who was educated in law and served as a town clerk, died when Jacob was young. His mother Dorothea struggled to pay the education of the children…. More about Jacob Grimm
Published by Puffin Books Mar 17, 2011| 400 Pages| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780141331201