Brothers Grimm Magic Tales
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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)
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Aisha
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...more
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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.

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The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) The Annotated Brothers Grimm (The Annotated Books) The Complete Fairy Tales of Brothers Grimm, Volume 1 Grimm's Grimmest Household Stories by the Brothers Grimm

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