One king had twelve beautiful daughters who slept all together in one chamber. Each evening the king would lock their room and each morning he would find them with shoes danced to pieces. Was there someone willing to solve the riddle? The king was going to give both his kingdom and one of his daughters to the man who dared to find out the answer. Many tried and many failed. One poor soldier who had nothing to lose decided to try his luck. Will he succeed? You can never know if you don’t read ”The Shoes that Were Danced to Pieces".
Children and adults alike, immerse yourselves into Grimm’s world of folktales and legends! Come, discover the little-known tales and treasured classics in this collection of 210 fairy tales.
Brothers Grimm are probably the best-known storytellers in the world. Some of their most popular fairy tales are "Cinderella", "Beauty and the Beast" and "Little Red Riding Hood" and there is hardly anybody who has not grown up with the adventures of Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel and Snow White.
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s exceptional literature legacy consists of recorded German and European folktales and legends. Their collections have been translated into all European languages in their lifetime and into every living language today.