Catalogue Page for German Stories
Beauty and the Beast
A rich man becomes poor after his ships are all wrecked. On the journey back home, he takes refuge in a mysterious palace and is looked after well by the beast who lives there, but then makes the mistake of plucking a rose without asking.
Age range: 6 to 8, 9 to12 Tags: Classic, Fairy Tale, French, German Reading time: 15 - 20 mins
The Golden Bird
A prince has to find a golden bird to bring back to his father, but why does he keep ignoring the advice of the kind fox he helps along the way?
By Brothers GrimmAge range: 3 to 5, 6 to 8, 9 to12 Tags: Classic, Fairy Tale, German Animals: Bird, Fox, Horse Reading time: 10 - 15 mins, 15 - 20 mins
The Fisherman and his Wife
A fisherman saves the life of a fish and is rewarded when his wife suggests to ask for a pretty cottage. Unfortunately she keeps wanting more and more and is never satisfied.
By Brothers GrimmAge range: 6 to 8, 9 to12 Tags: Classic, Fairy Tale, German, Illustrated Animals: Fish, Flounder Reading time: 10 - 15 mins, 15 - 20 mins
The Musicians of Bremen
Four animals decide to become musicians and head off to make their fortune and escape bad situations at home for each of them.