January 4: Jacob Grimm

On this date in 1785, Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm was born. Along with his brother Wilhelm, Jacob collected folk tales known today as Grimm’s Fairy Tales.

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Sleeping Beauty

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The Frog-Prince

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Hansel and Gretel

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Snow-White and Rose-Bud

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Rumpelstiltskin

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The Golden Goose

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The Hare and the Hedgehog

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Cat and Mouse in Partnership

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The Goose-Girl

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The Willow-Wren and Bear

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One Eye, Two Eyes, Three Eyes

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Hans in Luck

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The Story of the Youth Who Went Forth To Learn What Fear Was

Cat-Skin

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The Mouse, the Bird, and the Sausage

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The Old Man and His Grandson

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The Valiant Little Tailor

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Snowdrop

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Rapunzel

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The Seven Ravens

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Hans in Luck

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The Fisherman and His Wife

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The Twelve Dancing Princesses

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The Golden Bird

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The White Snake

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The Twelve Brothers

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The Golden Goose

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More Gramm's Fairy Tales

Listen to our collection of more than sixty Grimm’s Fairy Tales on the Lit2Go website.