Hansel and gretel picture story pdf
Hansel and Gretel ~ English Short Stories for Kids - Short Stories for KidsNext to a great forest there lived a poor woodcutter with his wife and his two children. The boy's name was Hansel and the girl's name was Gretel. He had but little to eat, and once, when a great famine came to the land, he could no longer provide even their daily bread. One evening as he was lying in bed worrying about his problems, he sighed and said to his wife, "What is to become of us? How can we feed our children when we have nothing for ourselves?
Hansel and Gretel
How can you bring your heart to leave my children all alone in the wood, for the wild beasts will soon come and tear them to pieces? The two children, however, had not gone to sleep for very hunger, and so they overheard what the stepmother said to their father. The moon shone brilliantly, and the white pebbles which lay before the door seemed like silver pieces, they glittered so brightly. The next morning, before the sun arose, the wife went and awoke the two children. Take care, and remember your legs. When they came to the middle of the forest, the father told the children to collect wood, and he would make them a fire, so that they should not be cold.
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