Grimm’s Fairy Tales read by an Award-Winning Cast – Audiobook Trailer

By Jennifer Rubins | March 29 2016 | Audiobook News

Once upon a time has never sounded quite like this…
Listening Library has assembled an award-winning cast to read the most timeless and enchanting folk and fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm. Check out the audiobook trailer and see if you can identify some of the magical narrators. (Cheat sheet below!)


Audiobook cover artwork by Divya Srinivasan. Check out an interview with the illustrator on Teacher-Librarian Mr. Schu’s blog, Watch.Connect.Read. Divya describes why fairy tales pull her in, and why school libraries are amazing places to visit.

Stories include:
Rapunzel, read by Katherine Kellgren
Cinderella, read by January LaVoy
Little Red-Cap, read by Simon Vance
Little Briar-Rose, read by Grover Gardner
Little Snow-White, read by Kate Rudd
Rumpelstiltskin, read by Jim Dale
The Shoes That Were Danced to Pieces, read by Alfred Molina
A Riddling Tale, read by Janis Ian
The Twelve Brothers, read by Graeme Malcolm
The White Snake, read by Scott Brick
The Elves, read by Bahni Turpin
The Six Swans, read by Davina Porter
The Twelve Huntsmen, read by Dion Graham
The Goose-Girl, read by Edoardo Ballerini
Sweet Porridge, read by Jayne Entwistle
The Golden Goose, read by Luke Daniels
Eve’s Various Children, read by Roy Dotrice
Snow-White and Rose-Red, read by Julia Whelan
The Frog-King, or Iron Henry, read by Kirby Heyborne
The Sea-Hare, read by Mark Bramhall
Hansel and Gretel, read by Robin Miles

Audiobook trailer created by Jennifer Rubins.

Related Listening: Check out our Inspired by Fairy Tales collection to find more magical listens and fun twists on fairy tales.

Grimm's Fairy Tales

“A mixture of short and long tales provides a nice blend of listening experiences with whimsical musical interludes. Many of your favorite narrators are here. . . ” —AudioFile Earphones Award

“All are of the highest quality and provide nuanced and captivating performances of this classic work.”—Booklist

Age 10 and up