Mother Holle – A Grimm Fairy Tale

Mother Holle – A Grimm Fairy Tale

The story of two daughters, a bloody spindle, and an enchanted land at the bottom of a well.   Mother Holle – A Grimm Fairy Tale –  ONCE upon a time there was a widow who […]

Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Rapunzel is a tale collected by the Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. It was first published in Kinder und Hausmärchen (‘Children’s and Household Tales’), a pioneering collection of German folklore published in 1812. Akin to […]

The Twelve Brothers

The Twelve Brothers

A tale of twelve coffins, a girl with a gold star in the middle of her forehead and an accidental curse with a heavy price.

The Six Swans

The Six Swans

Six years of silence, six little shirts of star-flowers, and an escape from death by fire. The Six Swans A Brothers Grimm Tale A KING was once hunting in a large wood, and pursued his game […]

The Seven Ravens

The Seven Ravens

  The story of a wish come true, a brave and bold sister, and an adventure to the glass mountain.   The Seven Ravens A Brothers Grimm Tale THERE was once a Man who had seven […]

The Juniper Tree

The Juniper Tree

The horrid tale of a mother possessed by evil, a dinner of death, and a beautiful singing bird. The Juniper Tree begins with a happy couple who want for a child. When the couple eventually do […]

The Robber Bridegroom

The Robber Bridegroom

A pocket full of peas, the house of death and a severed finger. The Robber Bridegroom is one of the Grimm Brothers darkest tales. It is the tale of the daughter of a miller who is […]

The Four Clever Brothers

The Four Clever Brothers

Four skilled brothers, a stolen princess and an angry dragon. The German tale of four brothers who set out to learn their crafts in the big wide world. When they return home as skilled men; a thief, […]

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

This week we bring you one of the Grimm Brothers’ most loved tales The Twelve Dancing Princesses. The story follows an old soldier as he solves the mystery of the where the twelve Princesses disappear to […]

The Valiant Little Tailor – A German Tale by The Brothers Grimm

The Valiant Little Tailor – A German Tale by The Brothers Grimm

The Valiant Little Tailor, also known as the Brave Little Tailor is a well known tale of trickery and cunning in which the underdog comes out on top. The story tells the tale of a little […]

Hänsel und Gretel – A German Tale by the Brothers Grimm

Hänsel und Gretel – A German Tale by the Brothers Grimm

Hänsel und Gretel is a German tale written by the Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786–1859).  It was first published in Kinder und Hausmärchen (‘Children’s and Household Tales’) in 1812, although this particular version […]

Schneewittchen – The German Snow White Tale by the Brothers Grimm

Schneewittchen – The German Snow White Tale by the Brothers Grimm

Schneewittchen is the original Snow White tale. Everyone knows the famous tale of Snow White but the original German fairy tale has many darker twists and turns than the version we know and love today. There […]