Synopses & Reviews
These 27 world-famous fairy tales have inspired countless adaptations in many languages and all public media and have, for millions of people, become an integral part of childhood. Included are such favorites as "Hansel and Gretel," "The Brave Little Tailor," "Cinderella," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Snow White" as well as less familiar ones: "The Danced-Out Shoes," "The Golden Bird," "The Six Swans," "Mother Holle," and "Straw, Coal and Bean." Stanley Appelbaum provides excellent English translations on pages facing the original German, allowing students to read some of the finest stories of the Brothers Grimm in the original while simultaneously improving their German language skills.
The twenty-seven world-famous tales in this collection have inspired countless adaptations in many languages. Included are such favorites as "Hänsel and Gretel," "The Brave Little Tailor," "Cinderella," and "Little Red Riding Hood," as well as the less familiar tales such as "The Danced-Out Shoes," "The Golden Bird," and "The Six Swans."
Table of Contents
"Der Froschkönig oder der eiserne Heinrich / The Frog King; or, Iron Henry [The Frog Prince] "
"Märchen von einem, der auszog, das Fürchten zu lernen / Tale of One Who Set Out to Learn Fear "
Der Wolf und die sieben jungen Geßlein / The Wolf and the Seven Kids 
Brüderchen und Schwesterchen / Brother and Sister 
Rapunzel / Rampion 
Die drei Spinnerinnen / The Three Spinners 
Hänsel und Gretel / Hänsel and Gretel
"Strohhalm, Kohle und Bohne / Straw, Coal, and Bean "
Das tapfere Schneiderlein / The Brave Little Tailor 
Aschenputtel / Ash-Wallower [Cinderella] 
Frau Holle / Mother Holle 
Rotkäppchen / Little Red Hood [Little Red Riding Hood] 
Die Bremer Stadtmusikanten / The Bremen Town Musicians 
"Tischchendeckdich, Goldesel und Knüppel aus dem Sack / Table-Set-Yourself, Gold-Donkey, and Cudgel-Out-Of-the-Sack "
Daumesdick / Big-as-a-Thumb [Tom Thumb] 
Die sechs Schwäne / The Six Swans 
Dornröschen / Little Briar Rose [Sleeping Beauty] 
Sneewittchen / Snow White 
Rumpelstilzchen / Rumpelstiltskin 
Der goldene Vogel / The Golden Bird 
Allerleirauh / All-Kinds-of-Fur [Catskin; Cap o' Rushes] 
Sechse kommen durch die ganze Welt / Six Men Make Their Way in Life 
Hans im Glück / Hans in Luck 
Die Gänsemagd / The Goose Girl 
die zertanzten Schuhe / The Danced-Out Shoes 
Schneeweißchen und Rosenrot / Snow White and Rose Red 
Der Meisterdieb / The Master Thief