"Hansel and Gretel" is a well-known fairy tale of German origin, recorded by the Brothers Grimm. In this favorite Grimm Brothers tale, an evil stepmother sends Hansel and Gretel into the woods, but birds eat the crumb trail they drop along the trail to find their way back. Lost and hungry, they find a tempting house made of gingerbread...but can they trust the old woman inside?
The Fairest of Them All by Carolyn Turgeon | Touchstone Books | Publication Date: August 6, 2013 | http://carolynturgeon.com | "What if Rapunzel was Snow White’s evil stepmother?" | #YA Fairytales #fantasy
The Not-So-Evil Stepmother by Katie Dale - Have a twisty time with this fairy tale rhyme! In fairy tales we often find that stepmothers are so unkind. But listen, folks, that's just not true - here's a different tale for you...
Disney's Snow White has a scene in which the beautiful queen/stepmother turns into an old hag. Scholar Maria Tatar says it's "probably more frightening for adults than children because it compresses the aging process into about 20 seconds."