Many of these stories have been told for centuries, enchanting children and adults alike with their mixture of magic, mystery and truths older even than the stories themselves. Here twelve best-loved tales by the famous German storytellers, the Brother Grimm are retold for the enjoyment of children today. Delightfully illustrated throughout with intricate and imaginative drawings.
Hans Christian Andersen, the Danish storyteller, was born in 1805. Although he was the son of a poor shoemaker, he longed to make his living by writing. After many struggles, he became known as a poet, but today it is his fairy tales that are best loved. Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm and brother Wilhelm Carl published their first collection of folk and fairy tales...More about Nicola Baxter