German Fairy Tales

Read famous fairy tales stories from Germany – the best German, Bohemian and Prussian fairy tales for kids and adults!

Illustration of girl dancing for Grimm Bros story The Six Swans

The Six Swans

A princess, to save her swan brothers, may not speak until a curse is broken.

Illustration of nixie for children's fairy tale The Four Wishes

The Four Wishes

The adventures of Matilda and her magic ball, that can make her invisible and grant three wishes.

Bedtime Stories Illustration - flies on a table - Seven at one Blow by the Bros Grimm

Seven At One Blow

A tailor kills seven flies with one blow. See how he uses that to succeed in life!

Bedtime stories Rumpelstiltskin illustration for kids

Rumpelstiltskin

An enchanted elf helps a miller’s daughter turn straw into gold… for a price.

Illustration for the Golden Goose short story for kids

The Golden Goose

A simple man’s life changes when he is kind to someone and given a golden goose.

Illustration of children walking in forest for bedtime story Fundevogel

Fundevogel

The story of two friends who help each other to escape a hungry cook!

Illustration of girl in tower for bedtime story Rapunzel

Rapunzel

The classic fairy tale of a long-haired princess trapped in a tower.

Illustration of dog for short story for kids, Old Sultan

Old Sultan

A master decides to kill his faithful dog because he is old, until his friend steps in to help.

Illustration of horse in forest for short story for kids, The Goose Girl

The Goose Girl

A princess is deceived by her maid. Will her talking horse save her?

Illustration for the childen's story The Frog Prince by Walter Crane

The Frog Prince

A Princess makes a promise to a Frog who helps her, but soon changes her mind.