by The Brothers Grimm
narrated by Mark Bradford
Number of pages: 25
Audiobook length: 0:17:32
Collection: Sinkronigo learner
Age Group: Youth literature
Read aloud type: Word-by-word
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The Valiant Little Tailor or The Brave Little Tailor is a German fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm. A tailor is preparing to eat some jam, but when flies settle on it, he kills seven of them with one swipe of his hand, or "blow." He makes a belt describing the deed saying "Seven at one blow." Inspired, he sets out into the world to seek his fortune. The tailor meets a Giant who assumes that "Seven at one blow" refers to seven men. The giant challenges the tailor… This is the beginning of a Tailor’s Tale, who’s fame leads him till the king’s throne. 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 from Wikipedia adapted by Sinkronigo)
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