Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales Animals List

The Big Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales Animals List

Looking for fairy tales about animals? On this page you will find ALL Animals that have a role in the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales (now 42% complete).

At the bottom of this page I explain the choices I made in building this list. If that interests you, go directly to the bottom by clicking here.

The Big Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales Animals List

All Animals in the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales:

bearbeebirdcatchickencowcrowdeerdogdonkeydoveduckfishfleaflounderflyfoxfroggoatgooseharehorselionlousemousepigpigeonravensparrowswantoadunicornwolf

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Bear

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Bee

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Bird

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Cat

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Chicken

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Cow

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Crow

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Deer

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Dog

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Donkey

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Dove

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Duck

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Fish

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Flea

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Flounder

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Fly

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Fox

Here you can find a special page about fairy tales with a fox.

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Frog

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Goat

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Goose

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Hare

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Horse

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Lion

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Louse

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Mouse

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Pig

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Pigeon

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Raven

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Sparrow

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Swan

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Toad

Grimm Fairy Tales with an Unicorn

Grimm Fairy Tales with a Wolf

Here you can find a special page about fairy tales with a wolf.

About The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales Animals List

Criteria for including an animal

I chose to include an animal only when it has an active role in the fairy tale. The easiest way to explain this is with this table:

excluded from the listincluded in the list
a horse that is only used as transportationa horse that is killed or speaks
a fox who just happens to be part of the scenerya fox that plays an active role in the fairy tale

Bird / Raven

In a lot of fairy tales you’ll find a ‘bird’. But what kind of bird? Nobody knows. In other fairy tales the kind of bird is mentioned (a raven, a chicken, a pigeon etc.)

To not overly complicate the list I have chosen to include fairy tales only under one heading. So ‘bird’ only under ‘bird’, chicken only under ‘chicken’, raven only under ‘raven’ etc.

Rooster / Hen / Chicken

In some fairy tales you’ll find a rooster, in others a hen. In this list I have chosen not to include the animals by gender. So the fairy tales with a rooster you find only under the heading ‘chicken’, and the fairy tales with a hen you also find only under the heading ‘chicken’.

Roe buck / Roe deer / Deer

I made some judgement calls. There is a fairy tale with a ‘roe buck’. It could be listed under ‘roe deer’ but I chose the bigger family of ‘deer’.

Work in progress

This list is a work in progress. Right now it is 42% finished. As I keep adding more of the Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, it automatically updates itself.

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