Hansel and Gretel - Short StoriesA poor woodcutter and his wife had two children named Hansel and Gretel. Their mother died when they were young. Hansel and Gretel were very sad. Soon their father remarried but their stepmother was very cruel. One day, she took the children deep into the forest and left them there.
Story of The Hansel and Gretel In English Talking Before Sleep For Kids
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.
Next 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? They will not find their way back home, and we will be rid of them. How could I bring myself to abandon my own children alone in the woods?