Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Brothers Grimm Magic Tales” as Want to Read:
Brothers Grimm Magic Tales
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Brothers Grimm Magic Tales

4.75 of 5 stars 4.75  ·  rating details  ·  4 ratings  ·  1 review
The folk tales collected by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm conjure up a world of spells and bewitchment, outwitted villains and cruel stepmothers, animal bridegrooms and enchanted princesses. Stories such as Hansel and Gretel and The Robber Bridegroom depict the dangers lurking in dark forests, and others, including Briar-Rose and Snowwhite, show young beauties punished by unforg ...more
Paperback, This My Penguin, 429 pages
Published November 30th 2006 by Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Brothers Grimm Magic Tales, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Brothers Grimm Magic Tales

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 32)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
I have not coloured in the cover, there is only a chocolate stain on it at the moment! I skipped the stories that were written in dialect e.g. "Eence there wiz a fisher an his gweedwife an they dwallt...". It's really annoying. They spell ruled "rualed" and daughter is spelt "darter".

In this version of the frog prince the princess throws the frog onto the wall and then he turns into a prince. Cinderella is called "Ashiepattle" in this edition.

I like the book a lot because there were loads of st
Nathan marked it as to-read
May 18, 2015
Amy marked it as to-read
Jan 07, 2015
Jemila Sunsong
Jemila Sunsong marked it as to-read
Dec 27, 2014
Fotografieke marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2014
Rebecca marked it as to-read
May 19, 2014
Beth Louise
Beth Louise marked it as to-read
Mar 09, 2014
Maddie Burchfield
Maddie Burchfield marked it as to-read
Mar 07, 2014
Ellie added it
Jan 14, 2014
Josh added it
Nov 12, 2013
Angel marked it as to-read
Apr 11, 2013
Carl Shanks
Carl Shanks marked it as to-read
Mar 29, 2013
Marcus Lomboy
Marcus Lomboy marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2013
Kati marked it as to-read
Dec 16, 2012
Tara Mannell
Tara Mannell is currently reading it
Dec 12, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm, German philologist, jurist and mythologist, was born at Hanau, in Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel). He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm's Law, the author of the monumental German Dictionary, his Deutsche Mythologie and more popularly, with his brother Wilhelm, as one of the Brothers Grimm, as the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

(From Wikipedia.)

More about Jacob Grimm...
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm The Annotated Brothers Grimm (Annotated Books) Grimm's Fairy Tales Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

Share This Book