Brothers Grimm (Jacob and Wilhelm) are famous German authors and cultural researchers. Everyone knows them as one of the best storytellers of European folk tales: they collected and published folklore. “Cinderella”, “The Frog Prince”, “Rapunzel”, “Snow White” - these fairytales written by Brothers Grimm are well-known and loved by children around the world. “The White Snake” fairytale was published in Grimm's first collection of folk tales “Children and Household Tales” (1812). Once upon time a servant of a king tasted the small bite of the royal white snake that only the king was allowed to eat. The servant discovered that now he can understand what the animals were saying. Using this new superpower he started a journey. On his journey he met a lot of animals in distress: fish out of water, ants at risk of being trodden upon and starving raven fledglings. In each case the servant helped the poor animals and they told him that they will remember his kindness and will return the favor. Meanwhile the king was looking for a husband for his daughter. And the servant decided to goes through numerous tasks to win the princess' heart. But each task was impossible for him to do. And the grateful animals helped him to overcome all the obstacles on his way. When the final task was completed he married the princess and they lived happily to a great age. “The White Snake” fairytale is the perfect choice for family reading. This story will teach your children the timeless values of kindness and helpfulness.