Fairy tales (3 pages found in this category)


Babes in the Wood

English fairy tale and pantomime subject, about two young children abandoned in the wood by their wicked uncle, in an attempt to steal their inheritance.

Rumpelstiltskin

Rumpelstiltskin is a fairy tale popularly associated with Germany, one of those collected by the Brothers Grimm in the 1812 edition of Children’s and Household Tales. It tells of an imp able to spin straw into gold, and the price he demands for his service.

The Princess and the Pea

Fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a young woman whose royal identity is established by a test of her physical sensitivity.