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Jacob Grimm

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(1785 - 1863)

Jacob Grimm

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm was a German philologist, jurist and mythologist. His brother was Wilhelm Grimm.

He is best known as the discoverer of Grimm’s Law (linguistics), the author (with his brother) of the monumental Deutsches Wörterbuch, the author of Deutsche Mythologie and, more popularly, as one of the Brothers Grimm, as the editor of Grimm’s Fairy Tales.



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The Bear and the Kingbird (1979)

When the bear insults the kingbirds’ chicks, a humorous battle ensues between the land animals and the flying creatures of the world.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Chris Conover

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Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (1900)

A large collection of the Grimm’s tales. Color frontis, other illustrations are in black and white. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm (1909)

This is Rackham’s definitive edition of Grimm with many colored illustrations. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The Giant with the Three Golden Hairs (1955)

A poor boy marries the king’s daughter, but must bring back three golden hairs from the king of the cave giants.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales (1898)

Twenty-eight tales from the Brothers Grimm. Read for free online at the University of Florida.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Walter Crane
Edward Henry Wehnert

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Grimms Märchenschatz (1923)

A selection of the tales of the Brothers Grimm with thirty-two color illustrations by Tenggren. The text is in German.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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Hansel and Gretel (1927)

Lost in the woods, two children come upon a gingerbread house.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Berta Hader
Elmer Hader

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Hansel and Gretel (1980)

Abandoned in the forest, Hansel and Gretel must defeat a wicked witch before finding their way home.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Hansel and Gretel (1984)

Two children lost in the woods come upon a cottage made of gingerbread.

1985

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Rika Lesser
Illustrator(s): Paul O. Zelinsky

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Hansel and Gretel (1990)

Two children lost in the forest come upon a cottage made of gingerbread.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Berta Hader
Elmer Hader

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Hansel and Gretel (2011)

Abandoned in the woods, the two children must first defeat an evil witch before finding their way home. This is the revised edition.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Amy Ehrlich
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Susan Jeffers

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Hansel and Grethel & Other Tales by The Brothers Grimm (1920)

This was a reprint of roughly half the tales included in the 1909 edition of Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Read for free online at HathiTrust.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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The House in the Wood and Other Old Fairy Stories (1909)

Ten old fairy tales, including The Bremen Town Musicians, The Brave Little Tailor and others.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): L. Leslie Brooke

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Little Brother & Little Sister and Other Tales (1917)

Forty more tales from the Brothers Grimm, in addition to those originally published as part of Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Little Red Riding Hood (1983)

A girl, a grandmother, a wolf and a woodcutter star in this well-known tale.

1984

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Trina Schart Hyman
Illustrator(s): Trina Schart Hyman

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More Tales from Grimm (1947)

Thirty-two more tales from the brothers Grimm, including ‘Sleeping Beauty,’ ‘Six Swans,’ and ‘The Shoemaker and the Elves.”

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Wanda Gág

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Rare Treasures from Grimm: Fifteen Little-Known Tales (1981)

A selection of lesser known tales from the brothers Grimm.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Erik Blegvad

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Snowdrop & Other Tales (1920)

The second half of the Grimm tales from the 1909 edition comprising thirty tales. The cover is from the 1923 reprint by Doubleday. The image above is from the 1920 Dutton printing. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Arthur Rackham

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Tales from Grimm (1936)

Sixteen favorite tales, including ‘Hansel and Gretel,’ ‘The Musicians of Bremen,’ ‘Rapunzel,’ and ‘The Frog Prince.’

Author(s): Brothers Grimm
Jacob Grimm
Wilhelm Grimm
Illustrator(s): Wanda Gág

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