All Stories Tagged "animals"

The Three Feathers

Written by Brothers Grimm

The story of a young boy who in a competition with his brothers to gain control of the kingdom, finds a group of toads and a magical treasure chest. Here the boy is able to overcome all the trials set forth by the kind, and triumphs over his more able brothers.

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Fundevogel or “Foundling Bird”

Written by Brothers Grimm

A classic fairy tale of little boy found high up in a tree by a forester and brought home. He becomes close companions with the forester’s daughter and together they escape from the evil plans of the house cook and her servants.

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The Six Swans

Written by Brothers Grimm

A king has seven children and six of them are changed into swans. The seventh child, his daughter, vows to save them by sewing magical shirts that will transform them back to humans. She is unable to speak during her work and must resist the doings of her evil step-mother.

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The Bremen Town Musicians

Written by Grimm Brothers

Story of an unlikely bunch of animals who escape their normal lives to become musicians in the nearby town of Bremen. They encounter a household of robbers along the way and team up to run them off, get their food and take over the establishment.

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Little Red Riding Hood

Written by Brothers Grimm

A classic fairy tale of a little girl who learns the lesson to not talk to strangers. She is tricked by a wolf who eats and pretends to be her grandmother. In the end the girl is saved by a hunter passing by and vows to never disobey her mother again.

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The Seven Ravens

Written by Brothers Grimm

A girl finds that her seven brothers were cursed into becoming birds and she ventures off to save them. She finds them in a glass mountain secured by a dwarf and eventually lifts their curse.

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The Valiant/Brave Little Tailor

Written by Brothers Grimm

A story of a tailor who kills 7 flies with one strike. Wearing an apron that says, “Seven at 1 Stroke,” he convinces the town that he is a great hero. He goes on an adventure to face giants, wild animals and more. Not actually a hero, he survives using his wits not his strength.

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The Fisherman and His Wife

Written by Brothers Grimm

A fisherman finds an enchanted fish in the sea who grants his wife every wish. She becomes overwhelmed with greed and her wishes are never satisfying enough. In the end she learns to be thankful for what she has and live with humility.

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The Pack of Ragamuffins

Written by Brothers Grimm

A wacky group of characters involved in mischief take over an inn and don’t pay their bill. The inn keeper learns his lesson: don’t let ragamuffins in your home!

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The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids

Written by Brothers Grimm

A mean wolf tricks the seven children into letting him into their house and eats them. The mother finds out and saves her children and devises a way to finish the wolf for good.

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