Category: Grimm’s Fairy Tales

Children’s and Household Tales is a collection of German fairy tales first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm. The collection is commonly known in the Anglosphere as Grimm’s Fairy Tales.


The Frog King, or Iron Henry

Part 208 of total 208 stories in series Grimm's Fairy Tales.
  

In olden times when wishing still helped one, there lived a king whose daughters were all beautiful, but the youngest was so beautiful that the sun itself, which has seen so much, was astonished whenever it shone in her face.

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Our Lady’s Child

Part 207 of total 208 stories in series Grimm's Fairy Tales.
  

Hard by a great forest dwelt a wood-cutter with his wife, who had an only child, a little girl three years old. They were so poor, however, that they no longer had daily bread, and did not know how to get food for her.

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Faithful John

Part 204 of total 208 stories in series Grimm's Fairy Tales.
  

There was once upon a time an old king who was ill and thought to himself ‘I am lying on what must be my deathbed.’ Then said he ‘tell faithful John to come to me.’ Faithful John was his favorite servant, and was so called,

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The Good Bargain

Part 203 of total 208 stories in series Grimm's Fairy Tales.
  

There was once a peasant who had driven his cow to the fair, and sold her for seven talers. On the way home he had to pass a pond, and already from afar he heard the frogs crying, aik, aik, aik, aik.

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