Hansel and Gretel fairytale exhibit
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Germany prepares for Brothers Grimm 200th anniversary

Germany is preparing to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of the first Grimm Brothers book of fairytales.

Born in the late 1700s, the two brothers went on to write and publish some of the world's most famous tales, adapted from local folklore, with characters that have become familiar to countless generations of children.

Tom Bayly reports.

  • 18 Dec 2012