FP now includes 8166 eBooks in its collection.

  main page

Grimm's Fairy Tales: Snow-Drop

This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Book Details

Title:Grimm's Fairy Tales: Snow-Drop
Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl   
(20 of 106 for author by title)
Grimm's Fairy Tales: The Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet
Grimm's Fairy Tales: Rumpel-Stilts-Kin
Grimm, Wilhelm Carl   
(20 of 106 for author by title)
Grimm's Fairy Tales: The Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet
Grimm's Fairy Tales: Rumpel-Stilts-Kin
Pocock, Noel   
(20 of 56 for author by title)
Grimm's Fairy Tales: The Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet
Grimm's Fairy Tales: Rumpel-Stilts-Kin
Published:   1930
Publisher:George H. Doran Company
Tags:children, fantasy, fiction, folklore
Description:[No description available. Suggest one here.]

Author Bio for Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl

Author Image

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm (4 January 1785 – 20 September 1863) was a German philologist, jurist, and mythologist. He is known as the discoverer of Grimm's law (linguistics), the co-author with his brother Wilhelm of the monumental Deutsches Wörterbuch, the author of Deutsche Mythologie and, more popularly, as one of the Brothers Grimm and the editor of Grimm's Fairy Tales.

Both Brothers were attracted from the beginning by all national poetry, whether in the form of epics, ballads or popular tales. They published In 1816–1818 a collection of legends culled from diverse sources and published the two-volume Deutsche Sagen (German Legends). At the same time they collected all the folktales they could find, partly from the mouths of the people, partly from manuscripts and books, and published in 1812–1815 the first edition of those Kinder- und Hausmärchen (Children's and Household Tales), which has carried the name of the brothers Grimm into every household of the western world. The closely related subject of the satirical beast epic of the Middle Ages also held great charm for Jacob Grimm, and he published an edition of the Reinhart Fuchs in 1834. His first contribution to mythology was the first volume of an edition of the Eddaic songs, undertaken jointly with his brother, and was published in 1815. However, this work was not followed by any others on the subject.

The first edition of his Deutsche Mythologie (German Mythology) appeared in 1835. This great work covered the whole range of the subject, attempting to trace the mythology and superstitions of the old Teutons back to the very dawn of direct evidence, and following their evolution to modern-day popular traditions, tales, and expressions.--Wikipedia.

Author Bio for Grimm, Wilhelm Carl

Author Image

Wilhelm Carl Grimm (24 February 1786 – 16 December 1859) was a German author, the younger of the Brothers Grimm. A collection of fairy tales was first published in 1812 by the Grimm brothers, known in English as Grimms' Fairy Tales.--Wikipedia.

Author Bio for Pocock, Noel

Author Image

The work of Noel Pocock (active 1910-1930) displays the influence of the American illustrator Maxfield Parrish. Centered heavily on the figure; Pocock's work reveals a realistic treatment, despite the exaggerated emotions and expression; small touches of pattern and color also pull in the viewer's attention. The simple settings of Pocock's illustrations are enhanced by a canny use of lighting to add dimension in darkly wooded areas.--Jeffrey A. Menges, Once Upon a Time...: A Treasury of Classic Fairy Tale Illustrations, 2008, p. 111.

Available Formats

UTF-8 text   20121030.txt
Epub20121030.epubIf you cannot open a .mobi file on your mobile device, please use .epub with an appropriate eReader.
Mobi/Kindle20121030.mobiInfoNot all Kindles or Kindle apps open all .mobi files.
PDF (tablet)20121030-a5.pdf
HTML Zip20121030-h.zip

Kindle Direct (New, Experimental)

Send this book direct to your kindle via email. We need your Send-to-Kindle Email address, which can be found by looking in your Kindle device’s Settings page. All kindle email addresses will end in @kindle.com. Note you must add our email server’s address, [email protected], to your Amazon account’s Approved E-mail list. This list may be found on your Amazon account: Your AccountManage Your Content and DevicesPreferencesPersonal Document SettingsApproved Personal Document E-mail ListAdd a new approved e-mail address.

Send to Kindle Email Address:

This book is in the public domain in Canada, and is made available to you DRM-free. You may do whatever you like with this book, but mostly we hope you will read it.

Here at FadedPage and our companion site Distributed Proofreaders Canada, we pride ourselves on producing the best ebooks you can find. Please tell us about any errors you have found in this book, or in the information on this page about this book.