Charles Perrault (12 January 1628 16 May 1703) was a French author and member of the Académie Française. He laid the fou... Although much lesser known than his literary heirs the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen, 17th-century French writer, Charles Perrault, not only solidified the fairy tale as a literary genre but wrote nearly all of the genre's most signature stories, including "Cinderella," "Sleeping Beauty," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Bluebeard," "Puss in Boots," "Tom Thumb," and the larger designation of Mother Goose stories. Hello Select your address Early Black Friday Deals Best Sellers New Releases Gift Ideas Electronics Books Customer Service Home Computers Gift Cards Coupons Sell Best ... Fairy tale by Charles Perrault Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters.
According to the first edition of the book, its author was Pierre Perrault Darmancour, Charles Perrault's son who was 19 years-old at the time that the volume was first published. Most scholars agree, however, that the book was written by Charles Perrault alone and that ... Charles Perrault, French poet, prose writer, and storyteller, who played a prominent part in a literary controversy known as the quarrel of the Ancients and Moderns.