Jacob Grimm: His Fairy Tales Have Made Us Young at Heart

Born today was Jacob Grimm.

Immortal tales were collected by him.*

Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, Red Riding Hood.

Wherein Evil succeeds till conquered by Good.

*with his brother Wilhelm

The Complete Folk & Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (Wisehouse Classics - The Complete and Authoritative Edition) - Wilhelm Grimm

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  • Thank you. I'd wondered whether Jacob and Wilhelm were twins. I see they just shared a byline, not a birthday.

  • Well-done! I am enjoying these posts, AW. Thank you!

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