The Brothers Grimm:
Origin: Germany, Hanau
Jacob and Wilhelm Grim are well known names associated with fairytales and folklore.Many of the most well known stories are accredited to these famous writers.
Well-Known Stories attributed to the Brother's Grimm:
-Hansel & Gretel
- Snow White
-Ashchenputtel (a version of Cinderella)
- Little Briar Rose (a version of Sleeping Beauty)
- The Singing Lark (a version of Beauty and the Beast)
-Red Riding Hood
- The Fairy Gifts (A.K.A Toads and Diamonds)
-The Frog King
The Brother's Grim collected 210 fairy tales and short stories in all. Below is a complete list.
Interesting Facts & Photos:
-Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm had 7 other siblings.
-The brothers stayed close to each other their whole lives.
|Memorial statue located at their home town, Hanau, Germany.|
|Statue of the Frog King|
Complete list of Grimm's tales:
Further Reading and Sources:
http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/grimm.html -The Brother's Grimm Home Page
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brothers_Grimm - Wikipedia
http://www.germany-insider-facts.com/grimm-brothers.html - Germany Insider Facts.com