Charles Perrault

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Charles Perrault
ChPerrault.jpg
Portrait (detail) bi Philippe Lallemand, 1672
Born 12 Januar 1628(1628-01-12)
Paris, Fraunce
Dee'd 16 Mey 1703(1703-05-16) (aged 75)
Paris, Fraunce

Charles Perrault (12 Januar 1628 – 16 Mey 1703) wis a French author an member o the Académie française. He laid the foondations for a new leeterar genre, the fairy tale, wi his wirks derived frae pre-existin folk tales. The best kent o his tales include Le Petit Chaperon rouge (Little Reid Ridin Huid), Cendrillon (Cinderella), Le Chat Botté (Puss in Buits), La Belle au bois dormant (The Sleepin Beauty) an La Barbe bleue (Bluebeard).[1]

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