|Famous Grimm Brothers Fairy Tales and Stories|
The most famous short stories and Fairy Tales by Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm include Tom Thumb, The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Goose Girl, The Frog Prince, The Elves and the Shoemaker, Snow White and Rose Red, Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and Hansel and Gretel . These famous Fairy Tales and Stories have been included along with some lesser known, but equally enjoyable Fairytales.
Grimm Brothers - Their own story!
Jacob Ludwig Carl was the eldest of the Grimm Brothers being born on January 4, 1785. His brother Wilhelm Carl was born February 24, 1786. The brothers came from a wealthy family of nine children and their parents were Philipp Wilhelm Grimm (a lawyer) and Dorothea Grimm, née Zimmer. The family came from Hanau in Germany. The brothers followed in their father's footsteps (1802 &1803) and studied Law at the University of Marburg. In 1812 the Grimm brothers published volume one of Children' and Household Tales a book containing 86 folktales. Volume two followed two years later in 1814 with another 70 stories from German Folklore. Two more books follow containing further collections of another 585 German legends from Folklore. In 1825 Wilhelm married Henriette Dorothea Wild, Jacob remained unmarried. They both worked at the University of Gottingen and then the University of Berlin between 1842 and 1852. Wilhelm died on December 16, 1859, at the age of 73 and Jacob died on September 20, 1863, at the age of 78. Their folk stories became the best known and most influential book in the German language.
The Wonderful World Of The Brothers Grimm - the Movie
In 1962 the work of Jacob and Wilhelm was celebrated in the MGM movie which was based on the book "The Brothers Grimm". The Director was George Pal and the movie starred Laurence Harvey as Wilhelm Grimm, Karl Boehm as Jacob Grimm and Russ Tamblyn as Tom Thumb (who had previously starred in the Tom Thumb movie in 1958, also directed by George Pal!)
Printable Fairy Tales and Stories by the Brothers Grimm
These wonderful Fairytales from the books of these famous authors are perfect for Bedtime stories for children! The enchanting stories featured are in a printable format. Great ideas for budding authors and self publishers! Download free stories to you kindle or other favorite ebook reader!
The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales and Stories