All Stories Tagged "kings and queens"

Ferdinand the Faithful

Written by Brothers Grimm

A poor boy befriends a horse and travels the land. He comes upon a kingdom and is taken in by the king as a rider. He is sent on several quests and with the help of his horse and other companions he completes his goals and in the end wins the heart of the queen.

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Hans the Hedgehog

Written by Brothers Grimm

An online children's story designed to allow the reader to customize the characters, objects and actions within the story, creating a unique and personalized reading experience! Fill out the form with your choices, submit and let the imagination go wild!

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Little Brother and Little Sister

Written by Brothers Grimm

Adventurous tale of a brother and sister that escape from their wicked step-mother to live by themselves in the forest. During their escape, the brother is cursed and transformed into a deer. The sister cares for her brother and eventually becomes Queen. The step-mother learns of their happiness and again tries to ruin them, but fails.

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Allerleirauh

Written by Brothers Grimm

Classic fairytale story of a king’s whose wife dies and his quest to find a new queen as beautiful as the first. Trouble arises when the kings sets out to marry his daughter! She doesn’t wish to marry her daughter and instead runs away from the kingdom, in disguise.

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King Thrushbeard

Written by Brothers Grimm

An arrogant princess is humbled when she is forced to marry a beggar and live in poverty. She learns to be grateful for what she had as royalty and in the end is surprised to find that the beggar is in fact a king! They marry and live happily ever after.

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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 Girl Without Hands

Written by Grimm Brothers

Story of a young maiden who has her hands cut off to save her father’s life from the devil. Because of her pious nature and good heart, she is taken in by the king and becomes queen. Her hands eventually return and she lives happily with the king.

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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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Cinderella

Written by Brothers Grimm

After the death of her mother, a girl is forced to become the servant of her step-mother and two mean step-sisters. She secretly sneaks away to the King’s ball and leave’s her golden slipper behind. The prince vows to marry whomever’s foot will fit the slipper.

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The Three Spinners

Written by Brothers Grimm

A girl obsessed with spinning is taken in by the queen and asked to spin three rooms full of yarn. Distressed, she acquires the help of three strange women and promises to invite them to her wedding when she marries the prince.

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