This year marks the bicentennial of the translation and release of Grimm's fairy tales, the stories collected and published by the Brothers Grimm.
Now most of us have heard of these German brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm, but can you name their most famous stories?
Ever hear of...
Hansel and Gretel
Illustration by H.J. Ford from the 1889 edition of 'The Blue Fairy Book' edited by Andrew Lang
(sorry, I couldn't resist!) wikimedia
All sorts of celebrations will occur to commemorate this historic occasion, including Hollywood movies
and an entire symposium in Portugal in June:
If all this has put you in the mood for "a soothing tale to waft you toward dreamland,"
check this out