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A fairy tale is a short
story primarily for children that often features magical beings and creatures.
These characters may give aid to the main characters or be the primary
adversaries. A fable is a very short narrative that usually includes animals
with human qualities and abilities. Fables will usually teach an important
truth, called a moral.
by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm from Grimm's Fairy Stories
Part 2 passage: This is the conclusion of the classi...
Part 1 passage: The Brothers Grimm’s fairy tale “Han...
by Hans Christian Andersen from Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales, Second Series
Can a princess really feel a pea under a mountain of...
by L. Leslie Brooke from The Golden Goose Book
“The Three Bears” is a classic fairy tale that has b...
by Watty Piper from Children's Hour with Red Riding Hood and Other Stories
There are many versions of the classic fairy tale, “...
by Florence Holbrook from Dramatic Reader for Lower Grades
One of the most popular fairy tales of all time is “...
by Joseph Jacobs from English Fairy Tales
Perhaps one of the most famous fairy tales of all ti...
Part 2 passage: When the gold he took from the ogre...
Part 1 passage: “Jack and the Beanstalk” is a tradit...
by RV Staff Writer J.C.
In a crowded box of crayons, the colors present argu...