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What are Fairy Tales?
Like folklore, mythology, fables, tall tales, and other classic stories that have been handed down, fairy stories are part of the oral tradition of literature. What makes the fairy tale different from the others is its use of magic and fantasy. Contrary to popular belief, the supernatural characters in fairy stories are not always fairy godmothers or winged sprites like Tinker Bell in Peter Pan. They may be magicians, ogres, dragons, brownies, elfs, goblins, gnomes, or leprechauns.
Have you read these Fairy Tales?
Grimm's Fairy Tales
Grimm's Fairy Tales is a famous collection of German folk tales. Most of them were collected by two brothers, Jakob and Wilhelm Grimm. The most famous tales include "Hansel and Gretel," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Snow-White," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Sleeping Beauty," "Cinderella," and "Rapunzel."
Hans Christian Andersen
(1805–75). A native of Denmark, Hans Christian Andersen is one of the immortals of world literature. The fairy tales he wrote are like no others written before or since. “The Steadfast Tin Soldier,” “The Snow Queen,” “The Swineherd,” “The Nightingale”—these are stories that have been translated into almost every language. All over the world people know what it means to be an ugly duckling. Andersen’s story of the swan who came from among the ducks is a story in which each person recognizes something of himself or herself.
Books and reading Children's storybooks
This children's online storybook website provides read along stories, activities, games and videos for young readers. The website includes fairy tales, Beatrix Potter and Hans Christian Andersen stories.
A fairy tale is a kind of short folktale narrative typically of European origin. Most fairy tales contain folkloric fantasy characters such as elves, mermaids, trolls, giants, goblins, witches, and more, as well as magical elements.
ABC Splash Digital Books
Oral histories, myths, legends, folk tales, fairy tales, Aussie yarns and interactive digital stories. Storytelling traditions stretch throughout time.
World Book Student Username: haleschool
Britannica School Encyclopaedia Britannica has hundreds of thousands of articles, biographies, videos, images, and Web sites.