Front Cover - Hansel and Gretel


The Original Brothers Grimm Fairytale


Brothers Grimm’s

‘Children’s and Household Tales’

No. 15


By Jacob & Wilhelm Grimm

Translated by Rachel Louise Lawrence


“Nibble, nibble, little louse!

Who is nibbling at my house?

Translated from the first edition, experience the tale of Hansel and Gretel in its original form, as brother and sister are abandoned in a great forest by their parents, only to discover that someone far more sinister than wild animals awaits them...

The final version of this classic fairytale—from the seventh and ultimate edition of the Brothers Grimm’s Children's and Household Tales—is also included. With these latest English translations, the original and final versions can be read back-to-back, showcasing the ever-evolving nature of fairytales.


[Folklore Type: ATU-327A (The Children with the Witch) + ATU-1121: The Ogre’s Wife Burned in Her Own Oven]


Paperback on Paperback on

Paperback: 46 pages

Publisher: Blackdown Publications

Publication Date: 07 January 2020

ISBN-13: 978-1657234604

Kindle on Kindle on

Kindle: 41 pages

Publisher: Blackdown Publications

Publication Date: 06 January 2020


eBook on Google Play

eBook: 31 pages

Publisher: Blackdown Publications

Publication Date: 07 February 2020


Audiobook Cover - Hansel and Gretel
Audiobook on Audiobook on
Audiobook on Apple Books (US) Audiobook on Apple Books (UK)

Audiobook: 31 minutes

Narrator: Joseph Tweedale

Publisher: Blackdown Publications

Publication Date: 23 June 2020