Wolves may lurk in every guise

"Fairy tales are stories of spells, journeys, tests, riddles, dangers and (usually) happy endings. They speak to our innermost hopes, dreams, and fears. Endlessly adapted and re-imagined in literature, film, television, performance and other media, fairy tales continue to have a profound influence on our culture."

My fellow Toronto bibliophiles are already ...

The original grim tales from the Brothers Grimm

Grimms-First-Edition-Cover When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm first published Kinder- ind Hausmärchen (Children’s and Household Tales) in 1812, children weren't the intended audience. But when the stories were translated into English and kids went nuts for them, the brothers Grimm decided to revise the tales to make them more suitable for families, which basically means ...