Fairy Tales Authors

Charles Perrault: He was born in Paris on January 12, 1628, and died on May 16, 1703.

His most famous writings are:

Little Red Riding Hood

Sleeping Beauty –  Sleeping Beauty

Puss in Boots



Diamonds and Toads

Patient Griselda

The Ridiculous Wishes



Grimm Brothers: Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm is born January 4, 1785, in Hanau, Germany. Wilhelm Carl Grimm is born February 24, 1786, in Hanau, Germany.

Some of the stories they wrote are:

The Bremen Town-Musicians

Brother and Sister


The Frog King

Hänsel and Grethel

Little Briar-Rose

Little Red-Cap

Little Snow-White

Mother Holle


The Seven Ravens

The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids

Tom Thumb

Sleeping Beauty

The Fisherman & His Wife

The Goose Girl

Hans in Luck

Jorinda and Joringel


Snow White

The Brave Little Tailor

The Star Talers

The Elves


Hans Christian Andersen:(April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a Danish author and poet, most famous for his fairy tales.

Among his best-known stories are:

The Steadfast

Tin Soldier

The Snow Queen

The Little Mermaid


The Little Match Girl

The Ugly Duckling


The Red Shoes



Alexander Afanasyev: (Rusia: July 11, 1826 — October 23,  1871 )  He was a Rusian folklorist who recorded and published over 600 Russian folktales and fairytales:

Some of his tales are:

The Animals in the Pit

The Cat, The Rooster, and the Fox

The Wolf  and the Goat

The Fox and the Crane

The Swan-Geese

The Three Kingdoms

Prince Ivan and Princess Martha

Baba-Yaga and Puny



Carlo Lorenzini:(November 24, 1826 – October 26, 1890), better known as Carlo Collodi, was a Florentine children’s writer known for the world-renowned fairy taleThe Adventures of Pinocchio.

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson: (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known as Lewis Carroll.

His most famous writings are:  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass as well as the poems “The Hunting of the Snark” and “Jabberwocky”, all considered to be within the genre of literary nonsense.


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