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7EN - Early Stories: Fairy Tales

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Forrest Catalogue

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.

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Fairy Tale Elements

Have you read these Fairy Tales?

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ABC Splash Digital Books

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Hansel and Gretel