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  • The Brothers Grimm

    Alison Larkin selects and introduces fairytales of strong, independent, brave, at times irreverent girls and women who take charge of their lives, go on their own adventures, rescue themselves and sometimes even save the men they love. These are not stories of helpless females shut up in high towers waiting around for a handsome man to rescue them while they sleep for years or from brushing their golden hair a lot. These heroines have far more to distinguish them than the fact that they (sometimes) end up married to a prince. Stories included: The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen, Molly Whuppie and the Double-faced Giant by Flora Annie Steel, A Pottle of Brains by Joseph Jacobs, Cap...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Read by a cast of award-winning narrators, this collection contains some of the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm. The Brothers Grimm collected the original fairy tales that Americans are most familiar with today. Lyrically translated and beautifully narrated by an all-star cast, these 21 tales are selected from The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales and presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging. Stories include: Rapunzel, read by Katherine Kellgren Cinderella, read by January LaVoy Little Red-Cap, read by Simon Vance Little Briar-Rose,...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    'La Cenicienta', 'Caperucita Roja', 'La Gallina Y El Pollito', 'Los Seis Cisnes', 'Hansel Y Gretel', 'La Cabra Mentirosa', 'Los Tres Pelos De Oro', 'El Doctor Sabihondo', 'Montesinos', 'El Rey Cuervo', 'Blanca Nieves Y Los 7 Enanitos', 'Las Monedas', 'La Rana Principe', y 'Blanca Nieve Y Rojaflor'. Jacobo y Wilhelm Grimm, dos estudiosos alemanes, dedicaron buena parte de su vida a recopilar cuentos y leyendas tradicionales, y esa inmensa coleccion ha sido imitada por muchos otros escritores, y asi dejaron bases para una literatura infantil que, sin embargo, atrae igualmente a los mayores, puesto que los cuentos tienen interes argumental y estan narrados con conocimiento. Algunos de los...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Traditional and well loved fairy tales known to many generations of children. The stories include: 1. Ashputtel 2. Cat and Mouse in Partnership 3. Cat-Skin 4. Clever Elsie 5. Hansel and Gretel 6. Jorinda and Jorindel 7. Doctor Knowall 8. Rapunzel 9. Little Red Riding Hood 10. The Elves and the Shoemaker 11. Old Sultan 12. Snow-White and Rose-Red AUTHOR Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Jacob (1785–1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786–1859) were German brothers who dedicated their lives to collecting their native folk tales and popularizing them as stories for children. The Brothers Grimm were born into a large prosperous family and had a happy childhood living in the country. The...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    First published by brothers Wilhelm & Jacob Grimm in 1812 as a collection of retold Germanic folk stories, this collection of such well-known fairytales as Rapunzel and Sleeping Beauty transports listeners to a realm where "Once upon a time" often ends up "happily ever after"...and where giants, princesses, kings and fairies pursue power, find true love, have all sorts of magical adventures - and in the process reveal multi-faceted truths about human...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    In the 19th century, the Brothers Grimm published 200 fairy tales which, to this day, form the most famous collection of fairy tales worldwide. This audiobook contains all 200 fairy tales, among them Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, Rumpelstiltskin, Rapunzel, The Bremen town musicians, and many more. Also included: A pdf document with complete...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    A delightfully engaging audio story of The Brother's Grimm tale “The Frog King” adapted and voiced by Kathleen McKay The brother's Grimm originally chronicled these tales in the early mid 1800's to preserve them for future generations. Oral storytelling has existed for thousands of years and was an art form in and of itself. Kathleen McKay has adapted this centuries old tale creating a captivating entertaining experience for not only children but for parents as...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    From Children's and Household Tales (German: Kinder und Hausmarchen) Grimm's Fairy Tales was first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. Though earlier editions included material deemed unpalatable to modern audiences, subsequent editions softened some of the violence and raciness of the original. Containing 62 stories, including Briar Rose (Sleeping Beauty), Hansel and Grete, Snow White and Rose Red, and Ashputtel (Cinderella), this collection was praised by W.H. Auden as among the founding works of Western...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Enjoy a timeless collection of children's fairy tales from Germany,compiled by the legendary Brothers Grimm. Stories include: "Ashputtel""Cat and Mouse in Partnership""Cat-Skin""Clever Elsie""Hansel and Gretel""Jorinda and Jorindel""Doctor Knowall""Rapunzel""Little Red Cap, or Little Red Riding Hood""The Elves and the Shoemaker""Old Sultan""Snow-White and Rose-Red""Frederick and...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. Dark and mysterious, the timeless Grimm’s Fairy Tales have enchanted and inspired generations across the world. The brothers Grimm collected and edited 210 fairy and folk tales, including such beloved classics as ‘Hansel and Gretel’, ‘Rapunzel’ and ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, into an intoxicating and bewitching combination of morality,...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Vol. 1 of a 2-Volume collection of the finest fairytales by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, including The frog king, Rapunzel, Hansel and Grethel, The wolf and the seven little kids, The emperor's new clothes, Thumbelina, The snow queen, and many more. Included: A pdf document with full...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    The Juniper Tree is a German fairy tale containing themes of child abuse, murder and cannibalism and is one of the Brothers Grimm's darker and more mature fairy tales. In it, a boy is murdered and made into a stew by his evil stepmother, who buries his bones beneath a juniper tree outside their house. The boy is reincarnated as a bird who flies forth from the tree and enlists the townspeople to help him exact revenge. It is thought that the Grimm version of this tale was adapted from painter Philipp Otto Runge's The Almond...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Transport yourself to a world of fantasy and magic, villainy and heroism, and stories that will enchant children and adults alike with Grimms’ Fairy Tales. This classic collection contains the stories of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, German storytellers whose fairy tales have been the inspiration for film, television, and literature for nearly two centuries. This collection of includes popular classics like “Hansel and Gretel,” “The Elves and the Shoemaker,” “Twelve Dancing Princesses,” “The Frog-Prince,” “Rapunzel,” and “Little Red Riding Hood,” as well as many more timeless stories of fantasy and adventure. With this collection, you can enjoy hearing the stories you...read more

  • Frances Hodgson Burnett

    William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time. This curated collection of children’s classics will take you on a journey through the bizarre world of Wonderland, into a long undiscovered secret garden, and finally into the enchanted fairytale world of The Brother’s Grimm. These classic children’s stories are read by actress and author, Jane Asher; Shakespearean actor Sir Michael Horden; and...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Three Timeless Tales by The Brothers Grimm: Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and The Frog...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    A collection of short stories for younger listeners brought to life by Nicki White and Matt...read more

  • Joseph Martin Kronheim

    This Audiobook contains the following works 1. Tom Tit Tot 2. Three Sillies 3. The Rose-Tree 4. The Old Woman and her Pig 5. How Jack went to Seek his Fortune 6. Mr. Vinegar 7. Nix Nought Nothing 8. Jack Hannaford 9. Binnorie 10. Mouse and Mouser 11. Cap o' Rushes 12. Teeny-Tiny 13. Jack and the Beanstalk 14. The Story of the Three Little Pigs 15. The Master and his Pupil 16. Titty Mouse and Tatty Mouse 17. Jack and his Golden Snuff-Box 18. The Story of the Three Bears 19. Jack the Giant-Killer 20. Henny-Penny 21. Childe Rowland 22. Molly Whuppie 23. The Red Ettin 24. The Golden Arm 25. The History of Tom Thumb 26. Mr. Fox 27. Lazy Jack 28. Johnny-Cake 29....read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    In the Brothers Grimm version of Tom Thumb, a lonely couple hopes for a child, even, the wife says, if it were no bigger than my thumb. To their delight, their wishes come true and the boy is named Tom Thumb for his diminutive stature. The boy is crafty and helps his father by directing the family horse to haul firewood by standing in his ear and whispering commands. Embarking on several adventures, Tom displays a knack for tricking the slow-witted people who attempt to take advantage of Tom's unique...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    A magical collection of short stories to entertain children and ease the bedtime routine including Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault, Hansel and Gretel by The Brothers Grimm and Jack and the Beanstalk and Dick Whittington by Joseph...read more

  • The Brothers Grimm

    Ashputtel, or Cinderella, is a folk tale embodying a myth-element of unjust oppression and triumphant reward. In it, a young girl is forced by her cruel stepmother and stepsisters to a life of servitude. Sleeping next to the fireplace, she earns the nickname Ashputtel. Elements of the Grimm treatment of this story are much more intense than other versions (Perrault and Disney, for example), with the stepsisters experiencing a more violent conclusion. The theme of the persecuted heroine whose attributes go unrecognized has remained popular in modern storytelling, movies and...read more