Joseph Jacobs (1854 – 1916) was an Australian folklorist, literary critic, historian and writer of English literature who became a notable collector and publisher of English Folklore. His work went on to popularize some of the world's best known versions of English fairy tales including "Jack and the Beanstalk", "Goldilocks and the three bears", "The Three Little Pigs", "Jack the Giant Killer" and "The History of Tom Thumb".
Indian Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs made him one of the most popular writers of fairytales for the English language. These tales are rich with talking animals and insects that interact with humans, which the author explains fits easily with Hindu and Buddhist ideas of reincarnation. The enlightening read will give you an extremely huge ground for understanding other people's nature. The reader definitely will esteem the great work of Joseph Jacobs.