Fairy Tales

Cinderella, Snow White and the seven dwarfs are familiar figures. But do you also know the story of the brothers Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm? And do you know who told them the more than 200 fairy tales they published? Or do you know the younger brother, Ludwig Emil, who helped the "Tales of Children and the Home" to a breakthrough with his illustrations?
Either way: We invite you to a fabulous voyage of discovery in the footsteps of the Brothers Grimm - here or in real life, along the German Fairy Tale Route.
We are also happy to help if you are looking for suggestions and material for teaching units, student research projects, or similar undertakings. Click on Learn more and find selected access to experts and institutions dedicated to the life and work of the Grimms and the world of fairy tales, sagas and legends.

 

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