Grimms' Complete Fairy Tales: (Complete & Illustrated)

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Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales

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Overview

This book contains 66 original tales collected by the brothers Grimm. The exact print source is unknown. The etext appears to be based on the translation by Edgar Taylor and Marian Edwardes called Grimm's Household Tales, and it is identical to her edition.
-The Frog King, or Iron Henry
-The Good Bargain
-The Twelve Brothers
-Rapunzel
-Hansel and Grethel
-The White Snake
-Cinderella ..and More

The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales:

The Golden Bird
Hans In Luck
Jorinda And Jorindel
The Travelling Musicians
Old Sultan
The Straw, The Coal, And The Bean
Briar Rose
The Dog And The Sparrow
The Twelve Dancing Princesses
The Fisherman And His Wife
The Willow-Wren And The Bear
The Frog-Prince
Cat And Mouse In Partnership
The Goose-Girl
The Adventures Of Chanticleer And Partlet
Rapunzel
Fundevogel
The Valiant Little Tailor
Hansel And Gretel
The Mouse, The Bird, And The Sausage
Mother Holle
Little Red-Cap [Little Red Riding Hood]
The Robber Bridegroom
Tom Thumb
Rumpelstiltskin
Clever Gretel
The Old Man And His Grandson
The Little Peasant
Frederick And Catherine
Sweetheart Roland
Snowdrop
The Pink
Clever Elsie
The Miser In The Bush
Ashputtel
The White Snake
The Wolf And The Seven Little Kids
The Queen Bee
The Elves And The Shoemaker
The Juniper-Tree
The Turnip
Clever Hans
The Three Languages
The Fox And The Cat
The Four Clever Brothers
Lily And The Lion
The Fox And The Horse
The Blue Light
The Raven
The Golden Goose
The Water Of Life
The Twelve Huntsmen
The King Of The Golden Mountain
Doctor Knowall
The Seven Ravens
The Wedding Of Mrs Fox
The Salad
The Story Of The Youth Who Went Forth To Learn What Fear Was
King Grisly-Beard
Iron Hans
Cat-Skin
Snow-White And Rose-Red..

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781500824846
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/12/2014
  • Pages: 386
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Wilhelm Grimm or The Brothers Grimm, Jacob (1785-1863) and Wilhelm (1786-1859), were born in Hanau, near Frankfurt, in the German state of Hesse. Throughout their lives they remained close friends, and both studied law at Marburg University. Jacob was a pioneer in the study of German philology, and although Wilhelm's work was hampered by poor health the brothers collaborated in the creation of a German dictionary, not completed until a century after their deaths. But they were best (and universally) known for the collection of over two hundred folk tales they made from oral sources and published in two volumes of 'Nursery and Household Tales' in 1812 and 1814. Although their intention was to preserve such material as part of German cultural and literary history, and their collection was first published with scholarly notes and no illustration, the tales soon came into the possession of young readers. This was in part due to Edgar Taylor, who made the first English translation in 1823, selecting about fifty stories 'with the amusement of some young friends principally in view.' They have been an essential ingredient of children's reading ever since.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Posted May 9, 2011

    get another version

    This ebook of Grimms' Complete Fairy Tales appears to be a digitized copy. It is readable, however I found the table of contents to be useless for navigation. You can read the TOC to find the page but then you have to manually navigate to the page number. The TOC is not directly accessible via my Nook ereader. I did find several miss-spelled words in my short 5 minutes reading so I decided to delete this version and to go get another version. I will look at the non-free versions to get a copy that can be navigated using the Nook ereader controls.

    10 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted June 20, 2009

    more from this reviewer

    I Also Recommend:

    "Grimm's Tales" Complete Classic Collection

    A mixture of Poe and Aesop's fable may best describe the fantasies featured in the pages of this tome as they entail morality tales many of which do not shy away from bloodshed and gore that have become accepted as the norm courtesy of the Disney studios catering to political correctness and providing baby food for the masses. If this were not enjoyable enough, all these tales are collected in a single volume. At times, however, it is this very inclusiveness that works against itself as some of the stories are very much the same thus becoming repetitive while, in other instances, abrupt turns in the story line with a suddenness that proves disconcerting and confusing. This last is overshadowed by the aforementioned virtues making both the hardcover edition with a dust jacket containing liner notes (ISBN-13: 978-0-088029-519-2) and the leather bound volume (ISBN-13: 978-0-7607-0335-9) lacking the dust jacket and liner notes but, instead, having gilded pages and attached gold ribbon book mark both excellent additions to anyone's library. (liquidgee@comcast.net)

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 11, 2001

    poorly translated

    This book does indeed contain the same, good old stories, but they are translated into a literal, flat english that leaves all the richness and shadow out of the stories. Highly disappointing and hardly worth reading when there are so many better versions of this collection.

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2012

    Completwly Completely Gruesome collection

    Even though this has spelling errors and table of contents does not link to stories this is a complete collection of all 211 stories. It is unedited and contains punishment for the wicked. Great deal for free!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2011

    Me

    Good book!

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 23, 2009

    Great Read on the classics

    I have been wanting to read the complete works of the "real" fairy tale stories. This is a fantastic reading of all the Grimm's classics. Dark, gory and sometimes funny tales. The true story of Cinderella is by far the best! The stepsisters scheming and lengths they go through to get the shoe to fit are how we see the darker side of humanity.
    Not recommended for elementary school aged children.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 30, 2011

    Grimmes complete

    It has lots of misspelled words.
    It has a veriady of tales.
    It has unknown tales.
    It has well known tales.
    It has tales that only some people now of.
    It is confusing to find a tale.
    Some of the tales are grusom.

    1 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted February 19, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Grimm's Fairey Tales never grow old

    I don't remember reading these tales as a child but now that I have decided to give it a try I am enchanted and amazed at the creativity and imagination of these stories. Each one is just long enough to be a before bedtime read. I guess this was the entertainment in the days prior to TV and Radio. Tales of fantasy and magic. And so much of it found in our lierature of today. I love it.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2002

    A Truly Great Book

    This book is priceless, in that it contains those tales that are well-known and those that are practically unheard of. Many of those that we have heard, i.e. Snow White & Rose Red, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, etc. are told in their original fashion, without having been watered down or "Disney-cized" for children and those who constantly wish for happy endings for all. I think that there is a certain sense of dimension added when these tales are left as originally told, as they were passed down through the generations. Many similarities can be seen between the Grimms' tales and those found in other collections - this is because they are a part of who we, as people are. They are culture.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 13, 2014

    Lol

    Lol

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted June 13, 2014

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    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2014

    Many people

    Many people don t know how dark the real grimms actully arr see im 12 andi know that i dont have anything against disney but they leave all the dark stuff out of it just for children i think they should make fairy tale movies based on the actull fairy tale and it would be better if they did not alter the movies at all . This is overall a good boook though

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted April 20, 2014

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    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2014

    Great

    Its better than i thought it was going to be

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  • Posted October 9, 2013

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    Good

    Another good collection to have. Wow were these a bit to a little dark. Heard of these from shows like Supernatural, So Weird, etc.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2013

    Hi

    Havn't read sounds awesome

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2013

    So many classics, but if you're used to the Disney versions, yo

    So many classics, but if you're used to the Disney versions, you're in for a ride.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2013

    Ummmm to: below

    Ur thinking of the Host i think dude...... but ur totally right

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2013

    Awesome

    This book is killing it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2012

    Do not buy.

    Horrible spellig thoughout and at one point utter spam within the book. Completely and utterly useless.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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