On this day in 1786 Wilhelm Grimm was born. During his lifetime Wilhelm would, with the help of his brother Jakob, collect German folklore. The stories that the Grimm Brothers collected have been read and loved by generations.
Check out this beautiful copy of Household Stories from the Brothers Grimm, illustrated by Lucy and Walter Crane. This book from 1922 is available to read at the Internet Archive. You can also download it and read it on your ebook reader. Oh yeah, and access is FREE!