Bearskin

Bearskin is an original translation of the German Grimm Brothers tale Bärenhäuter by Helena Weinberg, carried out as part of her internship at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, and she states:

‘I chose this story because it is not very well known, but very representative of the style of the tales collected by the brothers Grimm. It is a little spooky too, which works well at Halloween. Also, I like it because it doesn’t end where you expect it, and the extra bit with the Devil knocking at the door is really unique.’