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Review: The Goose Girl, retold by Eric A Kimmel, illustrated by Robert Sauber

When I was in Junior High, at a small classical Christian school in Northern Indianapolis, a beloved man read stories a couple times a month to the whole school. 714 more words


A mythical trip

Easter Sunday we made a trip to “Frau Holle Teich” (Mother Holle/Hulda-Pond) on mountain “Hoher Meißner”.
Mother Holle is a famous character in Fairy Tales of Brothers Grimm. 103 more words
Clarissa Pohl

far far away - tom mcneal

I received a review copy of this book in return for an honest review.

Jeremy Johnson Johnson isn’t a typical ‘normal’ boy in his small town of Never Better. 287 more words


A Grimm night out

There’s a theory, called ‘nominative determinism’, in case you’re curious, that says people are drawn to occupations because of their surnames: Baker, Tiler etc. I wonder if the same thing was going on for the Brothers Grimm, whose unsettling stories have been given a theatrical makeover by Philip Pullman (of… 325 more words

Kate Bernheimer On Fairy Tale and Form (Part 1): Flatness & Abstraction

There’s a wicked witch outside my window watching me type and I suddenly realise that my imagination has taken me away, and now, I’m inside a fairy tale. 1,404 more words


The Three Green Twigs

This poem has been written for the DP Writing Challenge (Poetry) and NaPoWriMo.

Adapted from: Three Green Twigs (Household tales, by Brothers Grimm)

An old hermit lived his life peacefully… 219 more words


Psychopathic Wolf

The act of deception in Little Red Riding Hood is intriguing due to its lack of necessity. Why would the wolf not just eat her up and be it done with? 206 more words