All Stories Tagged "witch"

Donkey Cabbages

Written by Brothers Grimm

Story of a young huntsman that comes upon a magic cloak that can transport him anywhere he wishes and a bird’s heart that makes a gold piece appear under his pillow every morning. A witch decides to use her beautiful daughter to take advantage of the huntsman and take away his treasures. After their adventure, the huntsman and daughter live happily together.

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The Blue Light

Written by Brothers Grimm

A soldier returns from war and no longer finds work for the king. He wanders into a forest where he finds a witch and discovers her blue light that allows him to summon a dwarf. The solider uses the blue light and the dwarf to gain wealth, get revenge against the king and eventually evade death.

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Little Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Written by Brothers Grimm

A beautiful maiden causes her evil step-mother to become jealous. The maiden escapes from her step-mother’s plot and goes to live with seven dwarfs. The step-mother with her greed and envy sets out to kill the maiden once and for all.

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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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Sleeping Beauty or “Little Briar Rose”

Written by Brothers Grimm

A beautiful princess is cursed to fall asleep for 100 years upon her 15th birthday. Many try to reach her behind her castle of thorns and briar patch while she sleeps, but fail. After the 100 years of sleep, she awakes to find the handsome prince, whom she marries and lives 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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Rapunzel

Written by Brothers Grimm

A young girl is taken from her family by a wicked enchantress and locked in a tower. A prince hears her singing and climbs into the tower where he immediately falls in love. The enchantress sends the girl away, but the prince finds her and they live together happily.

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Hansel and Grethel

Written by Brothers Grimm

A classic fairy tale of brother and sister working together to overcome the odds. They are confronted with a mean stepmother who forces their father to leave the children in the forest, where they encounter an evil witch. The siblings survive, discover riches and live happily.

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