||The Brave Little Tailor and Other Stories
by the Brothers Grimm
||retold by Katherine Mattock
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Fairy tales, Short
||Getting along with others
Cultures of the world
Home and neighbourhood
A clever tailor has an adventure. A fisherman
catches a talking fish. Magic beans save a girl's life.
These stories will take you to a time long, long ago
and a place far, far away. Visit palaces, towers and
dark forests. Meet kings and queens, enormous giants,
evil witches and magical animals.
The stories in this book were first collected in 1812.
They are known and enjoyed by people all over the world.
This book includes The Brave Little Tailor,
The Fisherman and His Wife, Rapunzel,
The Robber Bridegroom and Tom Thumb.
Wilhelm and Jacob Grimm were brothers.
They were born in Germany in the 1780s. While they were
at university, they became interested in old stories.
They asked people to tell them stories and wrote them
down. By 1812 they had collected more than two hundred
stories. These stories have been retold in many books,
plays and films.
If you enjoyed this book, you may also
The Emperor's New Clothes
and Other Stories by Hans Christian Andersen,
Folk Tales from Around the
The Golden Goose and Other
Stories, Level 1