Cinderella and Other Tales by the Brothers Grimm Book and Charm
For almost two hundred years, the Brothers Grimm have transported readers into a world of magic and adventure with their enchanting fairytales.
From classics such as Cinderella and Snow White to lesser–known gems like The True Bride and Mother Holle, these timeless tales never fail to delight. Enter the wonderful world of witches and fairies, elves and giants, and princes...more
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The Brothers Grimm Cinderella tells a much darker tale than what many people are used to. In the version I read, Cinderella was named “Ashputtel”. Ashputtel’s stepmother and step-sisters forced her to sleep “by the hearth among the ashes”, so she was always dirty and this is why they called her Ashputtel. Ashputtel’s mother died and her father remarried an evil woman. However, Ashputtel planted a special twig by her mother’s grave that grew into a magical tree. Ashputtel did not seem to be afrai...more
This story of Cinderella is the original Brothers Grimm version. The story is about the Cinderella that we have all grown to love expect this version takes a much more real and gory approach. It truly captures the essence of how desperate Cinderella's stepsisters are to marry the prince. It also gives us a very dreadful ending for her stepsisters. The story follows along with Disney's version of Cinderella as far as the setting, plot, and conclusion goes. Brothers Grimm version gives th...more
The Brothers Grimm version of the tale of Cinderella, tells the story of a young woman Cinderella whose life changes dramatically when her mother dies. When Cinderella’s mother falls ill and passes away, Cinderella’s father quickly remarries a woman with two evil daughters. Cinderella’s stepsisters are always dressed in the most beautiful clothes and best shoes, where Cinderella is left wearing old rags and ratty clothes. When the kingdom is invited to a ball, where the prince is to sel...more
A young girl named Cinderella, lost her mother to illness and not even months later her father remarried a woman with two daughters. When they moved in, they treated Cinderella terribly making her do all the hard labor of cleaning and work. Then one night the evil step sisters went to a ball with the step mother and left Cinderella behind. All she ever had was her pet cat, and no friends. So that night Cinderella wished she could go to the ball, and all of a sudden her fairy godmother sho...more
This book tells the story of a girl named Cinderella who has to live with a wicked family. This tale is the Grimm version and has some rather "grim" events. After her mother dies her father remarries to an evil woman with evil daughters. They treat her so illy that they refuse to let her come to the ball with them, but a magical tree that grows from her beloved mothers grave, which she visits daily grants her wishes. It sends her beautiful gowns that she wears for three days. The prince...more
Cinderella’s mother had passed away and her father had married a new woman with two daughters. The new mother and daughters were jealous of Cinderella’s beauty so they set her off to do all of the dirty work around the house. They made her do everything and teased her in the process because it was entertaining to them. Cinderella’s sisters were invited to the princes ball and they had Cinderella help them to get prepared for it. Cinderella knew she wasn’t allowed to go so after they had l...more
Cinderella grows to a young woman and befriends the birds in the forest not knowing that these new friends will save her from a life of misery. They wi...more