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What is a fairy tale?

A Fairy Tale is a fictional story with lot of elements to attract kids.

Fairy tales commonly consist of folk characters,fairies, dragons,goblins, elves, trolls, dwarfs, giants, mermaids and the story will be tied usually with lot of magic or enchantments. 

Fairy Tales conveys a moral or lesson and helps to educate the children.

Usually Fairy Tales have happy endings.

Famous Fairy Tales Authors and theirs Works

Charles Perrault

1.Charles Perrault

He was born in Paris on January 12, 1628, and died on May 16, 1703.

His most famous writings are:

Little Red Riding Hood
Sleeping Beauty -  Sleeping Beauty

Puss in Boots
Diamonds and Toads
Patient Griselda
The Ridiculous Wishes

    2.Grimm Brothers: 

    Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm is born January 4, 1785, in Hanau, Germany. Wilhelm Carl Grimm is born February 24, 1786, in Hanau, Germany.

    Some of the stories they wrote are:

    Grimm Brothers

    The Bremen Town-Musicians
    Brother and Sister
    The Frog King
    Hänsel and Grethel
    Little Briar-Rose
    Little Red-Cap
    Little Snow-White
    Mother Holle
    The Seven Ravens
    The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids
    Tom Thumb
    Sleeping Beauty
    The Fisherman and His Wife
    The Goose Girl
    Hans in Luck
    Jorinda and Joringel
    Snow White
    The Brave Little Tailor
    The Star Talers
    The Elves

    3.Hans Christian Andersen: (April 2, 1805 – August 4, 1875) was a 
    Danish author and poet, most famous for his fairy tales.

    Hans Christian Andersen
    Among his best-known stories are:
    The Steadfast
    Tin Soldier
    The Snow Queen
    The Little Mermaid
    The Little Match Girl
    The Ugly Duckling
    The Red Shoes

    4.Alexander Afanasyev (Rusia: July 11, 1826 — October 23,  1871 )  :

    He was a Rusian folklorist who recorded and published over 600 
    Russian folktales and fairytales.

    Some of his tales are:

    The Animals in the Pit
    Alexander Afanasyev
    The Cat, The Rooster, and the Fox
    The Wolf  and the Goat
    The Fox and the Crane
    The Swan-Geese
    The Three Kingdoms
    Prince Ivan and Princess Martha
    Baba-Yaga and Puny

    5.Charles Lutwidge Dodgson: (27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better 
    known as Lewis Carroll.
    Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
    His most famous writings are: 
     Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and
     its sequel Through the Looking-Glass 
    as well as the poems 
    “The Hunting of the Snark” and “Jabberwocky”, 
    all considered to be within the 
    genre of literary nonsense.

    6.Carlo Lorenzini: (November 24, 1826 – October 26, 1890), 
    Carlo Lorenzini
    better known as Carlo Collodi, was a Florentine children’s writer known  for the world-renowned fairy tale The Adventures of Pinocchio.


    1. that'a amazing and interesting to know...
      and interesting to search the books among the list I have read :)


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