Not so much a fairy tale, more of a historic magazine article.
Worth a read though as it sets the stage for all later Pied Piper stories.
Click on picture for PDF file that’s a good sized font for reading on a Kindle.
While i don’t mind a bit of plagiarising, i do expect that when one does so that they have the ability to improve over the original. The Grimm’s don’t manage that.
Sadly, this is the version that most people in UK know, and most think it’s the original.