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Not all these are written by the Grimm's but nice book.

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Loved this book. It brought back many favorite Childhood memories. My oldest sister reading them to me and when I was old enough I would read them to my youngest sister or the children I was babysitting.

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Jacob and Wilhelm Grimmís book Grimmís Fairy Tales is one of the most interesting fairy tale or folklore books published. Grimmís Fairy Tales is a ďmash upĒ of all the modified fairy tales that have been passed on from generation to generation.
The book mostly occurred in the bygone days. Jacob Grimm was a philologist, jurist and mythologist, in the late 1700ís and early 1800ís. Jacob was partnered with his brother Wilhelm who was just an author. Even though they had an astonishing life, their childhood community considered them wealthy. This was until they lost their father and were forced to live on what they had left. They attended college and since they had a low social status they did not have enough money to chose to study career they wanted. Jacob was forced to give up his studies and start working to support the family. This devastated the family, which transformed and inspired the two brothers to write sad fairy tales.
Grimmís Fairy Talesí Little Red Riding Hood was a tale about a little girl traveling to her grandmaís home to deliver honey, cakes and butter. When she encounters a big bad wolf impersonating a sweet caring wolf. Then the wolf goes and impersonates Little Red Riding Hoodís grandma with the intention of eating Little Red.
Grimmís Fairy Talesí Cinderella was a tale about a
Grimmís Fairy Tales is not like most books I have read since this book is stories clustered together to create a storybook. Even though these types of books are rare I have read one somewhat similar to it. There are other books that bundle old fairy tales together some examples of books like this could include a baby fairy tale book.
From my own past experience I believe in handful of the stories. The first story I believe is The Queen Bee since the main point of this tale is that if you help and donít harm animals they will not harm you. Which states what I believe it, for example if I do not harm my neighbors dog it will not harm me and it will hopefully be grateful for my help. Another tale I believe to a point would have to be The Goose Girl since the main point of this tales is not to judge a book by its cover. This is because in the tale is states that when the count first meets the goose girl he thinks she is ugly whereas after she removed the mask she was a gorgeous princess; so when ever I meet a new person I try to get to know then instead of just judging them at first sight.
In Grimmís Fairy Tales the tale The Gifts of the Little People indicate the possibility of rich upper class people helping out the poor lower class people. Another possibility that is given in the tales is found in the tale The Elves and the Cobbler that describes that people in need may find a surprise in their life. Since in the tale the main point is talking about the little elves helping the elderly cobbler (shoemaker) preform his responsibilities.
The book Grimmís Fairy Tales achieved it goal right away since it goal was to show the most popular folktales that have been passed down from other generations. An additional reason why the goal was achieved immediately was because the book starts off with a fairy tale instead of wondering off of topic. Grimmís Fairy Tales surely did not leave out any important information of any single fairy tale.
Grimmís Fairy Tales was an amazing anthology. One of the most interesting storybooks, not really intended for younger kids.
 

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great stories...absolutely magnificent
My Literature teacher had a sub one day who claimed that she was related to the Grimms.
Wouldn't that be interesting?

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A good version, good translation, I only wish they had more of their fairy tales. Overall, it's a good selection.

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(4.5, if I could give halves) Overall this was a very good book. The fairytale plots were very intriging, although some of the details were weird and VERY improbable (but hey, we're talking fairytales). I loved most of the stories-- both the ones I know well and dont know well. They were very entertaining and amusing! Each one has a different theme, ranging from things like "be pious and good" to "don't tell lies". From "keep your promises" to "keep your wits." From "don't talk to strangers" to "listen to your parents," etc, etc. There were parts of some plots that I didn't get at all, one example was in "The Twelve Brothers," where The King randomly got this genius idea that if his 13th child was a girl, they should have their 12 boys would be put to death. "What???" thought I. But these stories are filled with so many strange happenings that there really isnt a point to questioning them. (Anybody else notice that "The Twelve Brothers was perplexingly similar to "The Seven Crows"?). Despite its strangeness at times, a very good read and definately one of my favorites. ES 

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Great classic
Wonderful way to be able to read classic tales.

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Chai
Reminds me when I was a kid.

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Grimm's fairy tales
Dear Jacob Grimm Grimm's fairy tales is one of those classic novels with many stories. I love the wide range in the classic stories. This book features beautiful pictures and
inspiring stories. I think that this book is definetly one of my favourite books ever. Please write more books like this one!!!!!!! From Elena 

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