Davidb's Books Page #19

Here's the list of books submitted by davidb  —  There are currently 607 books total — keep up the great work!

The Little Peasant

"The Little Peasant" is a folk tale by The Brothers Grimm that tells the story of a clever and cunning peasant who manages to outwit everyone around him, from his unfaithful wife to the king himself. Despite his lower status, he proves that wit and intelligence can help one climb the social ladde...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Old Man and His Grandson

"The Old Man and His Grandson" is a heart-warming tale written by the Brothers Grimm. The story revolves around an old man who lives with his son's family, but is mistreated due to his messy eating habits. Noticing this, his young grandson begins to demonstrate similar treatment towards his paren...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Clever Gretel

"Clever Gretel" by The Brothers Grimm is a fairy tale about a witty and smart cook, Gretel, who works for a rich man. When her master invites a guest for dinner, Gretel devises a scheme to eat the roasted chickens, designed for them, herself. Although her ploys are discovered, her wit and audacit...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Rumpelstiltskin

"Rumpelstiltskin" by The Brothers Grimm is a classic fairy tale that tells the story of a miller's daughter who is forced by the king to spin straw into gold. Unable to perform this impossible task, she strikes a dangerous deal with a mysterious little man who can spin gold, but fo...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Tom Thumb

Tom Thumb is a classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm about the life and adventures of a boy as small as his father's thumb. Despite his size, Tom proves to be incredibly clever and resourceful. He often finds himself in perilous situations; from the belly of a cow, being eaten by a fish, and a...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Robber Bridegroom

"The Robber Bridegroom" is a fairytale by The Brothers Grimm. The story revolves around a miller's daughter promised in marriage to a mysterious stranger. The stranger turns out to be a dreaded robber who intends to murder and rob her. Upon discovering his sinister intentions, the brave young wom...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Little Red-Cap [Little Red Riding Hood]

Little Red-Cap, more commonly known as Little Red Riding Hood, is a classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. It tells the tale of a young girl called Little Red Riding Hood, named for the red cloak she always wears. In this story, she is outsmarted by a cunning wolf when she goes to visit her il...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Mother Holle

"Mother Holle" is a classic fairytale by the Brothers Grimm that presents the story of two girls - a lazy and ugly one, and a diligent beautiful one. Forced by her unkind stepmother to spin beside a well, the diligent girl eventually falls in. Instead of drowning, she finds herself in a strange p...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Mouse, The Bird, and The Sausage

"The Mouse, The Bird, and The Sausage" is a classic fairytale by the Brothers Grimm that narrates the story of three unique friends living together harmoniously, each contributing to their shared household in their own special way. Their peaceful coexistence is shattered when they decide to switc...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Hansel and Gretel

"Hansel and Gretel" by The Brothers Grimm is a traditional fairy tale about a young brother and sister who become lost in the woods. Their wicked stepmother convinces their powerless father to abandon them, thinking they could fend for themselves. Instead, Hansel and Gretel come across a house ma...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Valiant Little Tailor

"The Valiant Little Tailor" is a famous fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm, which follows the intriguing journey of a clever, confident tailor who outwits giants, a king, and a powerful unicorn using only his wit and cunning. After killing seven flies with one blow, he boasts about his seeming grea...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Fundevogel

Fundevogel is a folk tale by The Brothers Grimm that features themes of friendship and loyalty. The story revolves around a girl named Lina and a boy named Fundevogel, who were close friends since their infancy. When Fundevogel is about to be boiled by a cook, Lina helps him escape by changing hi...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Rapunzel

"Rapunzel" by The Brothers Grimm is a classic German fairy tale about a young woman named Rapunzel, held captive in a tower by an evil witch. The tower has no stairs or doors, only a small window high above. Rapunzel has magnificently long hair, and when she hears the voice of the witch, she thro...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet

"The Adventures of Chanticleer and Partlet" is a children's tale by The Brothers Grimm that takes readers on a journey alongside its main characters, Chanticleer the rooster and Partlet the hen. The story is filled with whimsy, mischief, and charm as they explore their surroundings and embark on ...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Goose-Girl

The Goose-Girl is a classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm. The story revolves around a princess who is betrayed by her maid and stripped of her identity. Forced to become a goose-girl, she eventually regains her rightful place through the help of a talking horse, a kind king, and her own brave...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Cat And Mouse in Partnership

Cat and Mouse in Partnership is a traditional fable by the Brothers Grimm about a cunning cat and a naive mouse. The pair become housemates, buy a pot of fat for the winter, and hide it for safekeeping. However, the deceptive cat trickily eats the pot of fat without the mouse knowing. Eventually,...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Frog-Prince

The Frog-Prince, written by The Brothers Grimm, is a renowned fairy tale about a spoiled princess who befriends a frog after throwing a golden ball into a spring and asking him to retrieve it. The frog, in return, asks to live with her, eat from her plate, and sleep on her bed. Initially repulsed...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Willow-Wren and the Bear

"The Willow-Wren and the Bear" is a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm that chronicles a funny and adventurous story in the animal kingdom. When the bear insults the bird king, a willow-wren, it begins a massive conflict among different animal species. The bear and his allies find themselves outwit...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Fisherman and His Wife

The Fisherman and His Wife is a classic fable by The Brothers Grimm. The story revolves around a humble fisherman and his greedy wife. Upon catching a magical fish, the fisherman releases it after it pleads for its life and reveals that it's an enchanted prince. Grateful, the fish grants the fish...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

The Twelve Dancing Princesses is a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm about twelve princesses who mysteriously wear out their shoes every night. Their father, the king, desperate to find out their secret, promises that anyone who can solve the mystery will marry a princess and inherit the kingdom. ...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Dog and the Sparrow

The Dog and the Sparrow is a fable by Brothers Grimm that tells the story of a scruffy stray dog and a little sparrow who form an unlikely friendship. After the dog saves the sparrow from a certain death, they set off on an adventure. When the dog is deceived and mistreated by a greedy carriage d...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Briar Rose

"Briar Rose", also known as "Sleeping Beauty", is a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm. It tells the story of a princess who is cursed by a spiteful fairy to die by pricking her finger on a spinning wheel's spindle on her sixteenth birthday. However, a good fairy changes the curse to a deep sleep i...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Straw, the Coal, and the Bean

The Straw, The Coal, And The Bean is a short tale by The Brothers Grimm, which tells the story of three unusual companions - a straw, a piece of coal, and a bean. All three manage to escape their traditional destinies of being burned or eaten. Together, they set off on an adventure. However, a cr...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Old Sultan

"Old Sultan" by The Brothers Grimm is a short, traditional children's tale about an old and faithful dog named Sultan who is no longer considered useful by his master. Betrayed and nearly put to death, Sultan uses his wits to make cunning plans with his friend, a wolf, proving not only his worth ...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Travelling Musicians

The Travelling Musicians is a tale by the Brothers Grimm about four aging domestic animals who, after a lifetime of hard work, are no longer of any use to their masters. These include a donkey, dog, cat, and a rooster. Anticipating a sad end, they decide to leave their homes and venture to Bremen...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Jorinda and Jorindel

Jorinda and Jorindel is a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm that follows the story of two young lovers, Jorinda and Jorindel, who were separated by an evil witch. Jorinda, transformed into a nightingale and trapped in a cage, could only be saved by Jorindel. The book narrates his struggle to overt...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

Hans In Luck

"Hans In Luck" is a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm that incorporates the old adage, "Ignorance is bliss". The story follows the character of Hans, a simple and content man who embarks on a journey after seven years of hard work. As the story progresses, Hans continually trades down from his ini...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Golden Bird

"The Golden Bird" is a classic fairy tale by The Brothers Grimm that follows the adventures of a king's youngest son as he embarks on a magical journey to find a golden bird that has been feeding on his father's apple tree. His quests involve perilous tasks, meeting enchanting characters, and cou...

by The Brothers Grimm

added by davidb
8 months ago

The Trial

The Trial is a novel written by Franz Kafka between 1914 and 1915 and published posthumously on 26 April 1925. One of his best-known works, it tells the story of Josef K., a man arrested and prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, with the nature of his crime revealed neither to him nor t...

by Franz Kafka

added by davidb
3 years ago

The Treasure

The Treasure is a 1904 novel by the Swedish writer Selma Lagerlof. Its original Swedish title is Herr Arnes penningar, which means "Mr. Arne's money". It has also been published in English as Herr Arne's Hoard. Set in Bohuslän in the 16th century, it tells the story of a group of Scottish mercena...

by Selma Lagerlof

added by davidb
6 years ago

The History of the 33rd Divisional Artillery, in the War, 1914-1918

"Yet the record of their actions is their best memorial." Field-Marshal Earl Haig wrote the above words in his foreword to the Royal Artillery War Commemoration Book. When it is recalled that during the Great War some three-quarters of a million of men fought guns of all calibres in every quarter...

by J. Macartney-Filgate

added by davidb
6 years ago

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