When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel", "Hansel and Gretel", and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style.
"Once upon a time when a stepmom was only a mom..."
Read by a cast of award-winning narrators, this collection contains some of the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm. The Brothers Grimm collected the original fairy tales that Americans are most familiar with today. Lyrically translated and beautifully narrated by an all-star cast, these 21 tales are selected from The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales and presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging.
"All-stars of Audio"
Since their first publication in 1812, Grimm's Fairy Tales have proven to be an enduring feature of Western literature. The stories have been translated into over 100 languages worldwide, and their influence has cast its spell on many film makers, as well. The stories were collected from traditional storytellers from around Germany, usually women, and the motivation to collect them grew out of the wave of romantic nationalism of the early 19th century.
The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales by Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm, first published in 1812, is a collection of 62 classic folk stories including "Rumplestiltskin", "Little Red Riding Hood", "Hansel and Gretel", "Snow White and Rose Red", "Iron Hans", "The Golden Goose", "Clever Hans", "The Frog Prince", and many more. These classic tales will keep you entertained for hours to come!
Here is a timeless and wonderful collection from the best sources of fairy tales: Hans Christian Andersen, Charles Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, and Antoine Galland.
"Put my kids to sleep!"
The recently orphaned Sisters Grimm find out from their Granny, who they thought was dead, that they're descendents of the legendary Brothers Grimm. Now they must take over the family responsibility of being fairy tale detectives in a town where fairy tales are real. Their first case: a giant is destroying the town and it may have something to do with a boy named Jack and a certain famous beanstalk.
A collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, the famous Brothers Grimm. Their most famous tales are instantly recognizeable: "Rumpelstiltskin", "Snow White", "Rapunzel", "Cinderella", "Hansel and Gretel", and "The Frog Prince." The collection is often known today as "Grimms' Fairy Tales".
"Wonderfully read, but most tales not for kids"
A collection of classic Brothers Grimm fairy tales, pulled from Margaret Hunt's 1884 translation. Including: The Little Brother and Little Sister", "Hansel and Gretel", "Oh, If I Could but Shiver!", "Dummling and the Three Feathers", "Little Snow-White", "Frederick and Catherine", "The Valiant Little Tailor", "Little Red-Cap", "The Golden Goose", "Bearskin", "Cinderella", "Faithful John", "The Water of Life", "Thumbling", "Briar Rose", and "The Six Swans," among others.
Adam Gidwitz makes a sparkling debut with a work that children are sure to request again and again. Not content within the confines of their own tale, Hansel and Gretel skip out on their story and jump into eight other classic Grimm fairy tales. But all is not sugarplums and candy houses. Danger lies ahead, and Hansel and Gretel have much to learn about avoiding witches’ ovens and making sure “The End” isn’t their end.
"Scary, Spooky Fun!"
When something precious is stolen from 16-year-old Mina Grime, she will do anything in her power to get it back, even if it means traveling to the dangerous Fae plane and battling one of the strongest fairy-tale villains yet. However, nothing can prepare Mina for the dangerous obstacles she will face in the Fae world - or the choices she must make when love and life are on the line.
Let yourself be transported back to "Once Upon A Time" with these engaging fables from the Brothers Grimm. These are magical adventures from the original storytellers, beloved throughout the world and passed down through the centuries - captured here in high-quality audio. From Rumpelstiltskin to Snow White, visit the world of the cautionary tales of Germanic folklore that inspired the modern fairy tales of your childhood.
Veelsydige skrywer Marita van der Vyver maak hierin ’n keur van haar mooiste Grimm sprokies – self uit Duits vertaal. Bekende sprokies is Rooikappie, Die wolf en sewe bokkies, Die musikante van Bremen, Klein Duimpie, die Paddaprins, Hansie en Grietjie, Raponsie, Sneeuwitjie, en vele bekende en minder bekende sprokies. Daar is veertig sprokies in die bundel opgeneem. Dit word voorgelees deur drie uitmuntende stemkunstenaars: Susanne Beyers, Roeline Daneel en Deirdre Wolhuter.
"Briljant geskryf en vermaaklik vertel"
A selection of classic children's stories by the Brothers Grimm.
This is the third volume of fantastic stories, and yet another chance to be transported to a timeless realm where witches, giants, princesses, king, fairies, goblins, and wizards are as common as accountants and plumbers are today. The imaginative Brothers Grimm’s stories have been beloved throughout the world since they started collecting in the early 1800s.
First published by brothers Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm in 1812 as a collection of retold Germanic folk stories, this collection of such well-known fairytales as Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty transports listeners to a realm where “Once upon a time” often ends up “happily ever after”…and where giants, princesses, kings and fairies pursue power, find true love, have all sorts of magical adventures — and in the process reveal multi-faceted truths about human nature.
"One of the most enjoyable audible books ever!"
Creative erotic retellings of the European folktales once collected by the Brothers Grimm. Not for children. A lot of dirty sex. You have to love an author that takes a Grimm fairy tale and puts a spin like this on it. You cannot help but like the author's story telling style.
"Review: A Grimm & Dirty Omnibus, by A. Violet End"
The stories that delighted us as boys, now told with a sensual edge for us as men!
"The Glass Coffin". "The Elves". "Fitcher's Bird". Old fairy tales that might provoke a wistful grin at their magical storytelling. Author William Holden has breathed new life into such stories in A Twist of Grimm, and his retellings strike true, like Eros's arrow: below the belt. Herein are such tales as "Wicked Little Tongues" - a shoemaker discovers new lust brought on by a pair of diminutive trolls - and "The Flaccid Cock that Sang", and more.
Here are some of the most enchanting fairy stories of all time. The Brothers Grimm conjure up a world of fantasy, hope and good fortune where the princess meets and marries the right prince (even if he once was a frog), and where the cruel witch, the arrogant wife and the greedy wolf get their comeuppance.
"GREAT GRIMM !"
Mina Grime is unlucky, unpopular and uncoordinated; that is until she saves her crush's life on a field trip, changing her high school status from loser to hero overnight. But with her new found fame brings misfortune in the form of an old family curse come to light. Mina is a descendant from the Brothers Grimm and has inherited all of their unfinished fairy tale business which includes trying to outwit a powerful Story from making her its' next fairy-tale victim.
The best German fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm in english, part 1: "The frog king", "Little red riding hood", "Briar rose", "Hans in luck", "Rapunzel", "The Bremen town musicians".