Grimms' Fairy Tales

by The Brothers Grimm
narrated by multiple readers
Language: English

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Number of pages: 384
Audiobook length: 4:57:12
EBook series:
Collection: Sinkronigo learner
Age Group: Youth literature
Read aloud type: Word-by-word
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eBook description:

A classic collection of oral German folklore, brought together for posterity by the brothers Grimm in the 19th century. This epitome of 30 fairy tales includes many of the world’s best known stories. In these dark foreboding woods, you will find: the Queen Bee, Clever Elsie, the Juniper Tree, the Four Clever Brothers, Lily and the Lion (better known as Beauty and the Beast), the Golden Goose, Ashputtel, the King of the Golden Mountain, King Grilsly-Beard, Snow White and Rose Red, among other timeless works. These tales were later heavily revised, but here are presented closer to their grim and beloved originals. The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859), were born in the German state of Hesse. They were universally known for the collection of over two hundred folk tales they made from oral sources and published in two volumes of 'Nursery and Household Tales' in 1812 and 1814. Although their intention was to preserve such material as part of German cultural and literary history, and their collection was first published with scholarly notes and no illustration, the tales soon came into the possession of young readers. This was in part due to Edgar Taylor, who made the first English translation of part of the tales in 1823. (Summary by Marlo Dianne and Sinkronigo)

eBook index:

  • Clever Elsie
  • The Miser in the Bush
  • Ashputtel
  • The White Snake
  • The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids
  • The Queen Bee
  • The Elves and the Shoemaker
  • The Juniper-Tree
  • The Turnip
  • Clever Hans
  • The Three Languages
  • The Fox and the Cat
  • The Four Clever Brothers
  • Lily and the Lion
  • The Fox and the Horse
  • The Blue Light
  • The Raven
  • The Golden Goose
  • The Water of Life
  • The Twelve Huntsmen
  • The King of the Golden Mountain
  • Doctor Knowall
  • The Seven Ravens
  • The Wedding of Mrs Fox
  • The Salad
  • The Story of the Youth Who Went Forth to Learn What Fear Was
  • King Grisly-Beard
  • Iron Hans
  • Cat-Skin
  • Snow-White and Rose-Red
  • About the Brothers Grimm

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