Little Red Riding Hood
Read along Here or Here The first link is by Charles Perrault, whose Little Red dies by wolf. The version I read is by the Grimm Brothers, which features the Woodsman and Little Red survives. Even the latter is slightly different in that there are two wolves who attack Little Red (one in a post script after the main story ends.) As someone who is super close to their grandmother, this story...
The Ugly Duckling
Read Here It is said to have been published around 1844, by Hans Christian Andersen. This story, according to SurLaLune references Hans Christian Andersen’s life. Our fair duckling is born the last of his mother’s children, all whom look like their father. He takes the longest to hatch and when he’s born, everyone is shocked at how he looks. Everyone teases him (except...
This is perhaps one of the lessons that the best of fairy tales teach us: we are...– Jack Zipes (via vivoperdomani)
mou-amoureux-et-garde: I need to find the original link for these and reblog them individually. These are the cutest!!!!!!
Fairy tales, since the beginning of record time, and perhaps earlier, have been...– Jack Zipes (via anachronisticfairytales)
A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME: Bluebeard
anachronisticfairytales: The many titles of Bluebeard… America: Bluebeard; The Forbidden Chamber; How Toodie Fixed Old Grunt; Mr. Fox; The Secret Room. African American: The Little Boy and His Dogs. American, Appalachia: Pretty Polly. America, Louisiana: The Devil’s Marriage. America, Kentucky: The Bloody House. America, Pueblo: A Pueblo Bluebeard. Arabia: Story of the Third Calendar, Son of a...
Asked the Beast...
hayleymerrington: Double page example illustration for ‘Beauty and the Beast’. The text is taken from Charles Perrault’s telling of the fairytale.