Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Number of pages: 223 Description:Once upon a time the Brothers Grimm transported children to a timeless realm where princesses, witches, kings, giants, fairies, wizards and goblins fall in love, quarrel with their neighbors, try to get rich, and have all kinds of magical adventures — and reveal some of the essential truths on human nature.The brothers jacob & wilhelm grimm were born in the german city of hanau in1785 & 1786 respectively.While both of them studied law ,they soon developed an interest in collecting old folktales.they spent six years travelling from village to village,talking to people writing down fairy tales,which were handed down through the generations.these were popular both among children & adults.in 1812 they pulished their first collection of tales.

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