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Fairy Tales

Enchanting Fairy Tales featuring the stories by Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm and the Colored Fairy Books edited by Andrew Lang

Fairy Tales
Enter the magical and enchanted world of Fairy Tales! Read these wonderful of Fairytales to children and fire their imagination! Transport them into the world of Fairies, Witches, Wizards, Giants, Brownies, Princes, Princesses, enchanted castles, wicked queens and evil Sorcerers! A fairyland, full of fairy tales, where magic spells and magic wands battle against evil Hobgoblins and Dragons!

Famous titles of the everlasting stories which we all remember from our childhood. A fairyland, full of stories, where beautiful princesses, handsome princes, magic spells and magic wands battle against evil Giants, Queens, Witches, Hobgoblins and Dragons!

Hans Christian Andersen and the Grimm Brothers Famous Fairy Tales
The most famous and well-known fairy tales of all come from the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. The Brothers Grimm brought us famous stories such as the Frog Prince, Snow White and Rose Red, Rumpelstiltskin, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Briar Rose and Tom Thumb Fairytales. Hans Christian Andersen gave us the magical stories such as the Emperors New Clothes , The Little Match Girl, The Red Shoes, Thumbelina and The Ugly Duckling.

Printer Friendly Fairy Tales - Perfect for Bedtime stories!
The enchanting stories featured are in a printer Friendly format. Perfect for reading a short bedtime story to a young child. Children love the stories! Exciting stories of  Fairies, Witches, Wizards, Giants, Brownies, Princes, Princesses, enchanted castles, wicked queens and evil Sorcerers!

Famous Fairy Tales
Many famous of Fairytales have been featured - read them to children. The children will be familiar with many Fairy Tales as they have formed the basis of the stories of famous Walt Disney animated cartoon movies. These famous children's stories include:

Other famous Fairy Tales include:

The Blue Fairy Book
The Pink Fairy Book
The Yellow Fairy Book
The Crimson Fairy Book
The Brown Fairy Book
The Green Fairy Book

 

The Andrew Lang - Colored Fairy Books
Andrew Lang (1844 - 1912) together with his wife, Leonora Blanche Lang collected hundreds of different fairy tales taken from the folklore, traditions and classical literature from many different countries in the World. Lang and his wife translated, adapted and edited these traditional stories for children. These multicultural stories from folklore were edited and then published into a series of children's books of Fairytales which he cleverly gave simple titles to which were named after various colors which appealed to children. These Colored Fairy Tale Books grew into a total of twelve different, original volumes:

The Blue Fairy Book
The Blue Book of Fairytales was the first compilation of fairie tales published in 1889. Some of the famous Fairy Tales featured in this book, including the stories of Perrault, are:

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe, Middle East and Scandinavia. Who can forget the phrase "What big eyes you've got!" from the Little Red Riding Hood story or "Cinderella, you shall go to the ball" or "Your wish is my command" from the Genie in Aladdin?

The Red Fairy Book
The Red Book of Fairytales was the second collection of fairie tales published in 1890. Some of the famous FairyTales featured in this book are:

  • Twelve Dancing Princesses

  • Jack And The Beanstalk

  • Rapunzel

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature from France, Germany and England many of those from the Grimm brothers. Children love the story of Rapunzel, the long-haired, beautiful Princess locked in the tower and the words "Rapunzel, Rapunzel let down your hair" or the Giant's scary words in Jack and the Beanstalk:
"Fee-fi-fo-fum,
I smell the blood of an Englishman,
Be he alive, or be he dead,
I'll have his bones to grind my bread."


The Green Fairy Book
The Green Book of Fairytales was the third compilation of fairie tales published in 1892. Some of the famous FairyTales featured in this book are:

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature from France, Germany and England many of those from the Grimm brothers. Children enjoy joining in with the famous lines from the Three Little Pigs story - " I'll huff and I'll puff 'til I blow your house down" and the famous " Who's been sitting in my chair" from the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The Yellow Fairy Book
The Yellow Book of Fairytales was the fourth collection of fairie tales published in 1894. Some of the famous FairyTales featured in this book are:

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe and America. Children are fascinated by the story of Thumbelina who was " No bigger than my thumb!"

The Pink Fairy Book
The Pink Book of Fairytales was the fifth compilation of fairie tales published in 1897. Some of the famous Fairytales featured, including some by Hans Christian Andersen, in this book are:

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore of Europe, Scandinavia and Africa. Children love stories of fire-breathing Dragons!

The Grey Fairy Book
The Grey Book of Fairytales was the sixth collection of fairie tales published in 1900. Some of the famous Fairytales featured in this book are:

  • The Ogre

  • The Fairy's Blunder

  • Story Of Queen Of Flowery Isles

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe, Scandinavia and Africa

The Violet Fairy Book
The Violet Book of Fairytales was the seventh compilation of fairie tales published in 1901. Some of the famous  Fairytales featured in this book are:

  • Three Princes And Their Beasts

  • Fairy Of Dawn

  • Headless Dwarfs

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe, Japan, Middle East and Africa

The Crimson Fairy Book
The Crimson Book of Fairytales was the eighth collection of fairie tales published in 1903. Some of the famous Fairytales featured in this book are:

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe, Asia and Japan

The Brown Fairy Book
The Brown Book of Fairytales was the ninth compilation of fairie tales published in 1904. Some of the famous Fairytales featured in this book are:

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe, America and the Middle East

The Orange Fairy Book
The Orange Book of Fairytales was the ninth collection of fairie tales published in 1906. Some of the famous Fairytales featured in this book are:

  • Two Caskets

  • Magic Mirror

  • Magic Book

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe, Africa and America

The Olive Fairy Book
The Olive Book of Fairytales was the tenth compilation of fairie tales published in 1907. Some of the famous Fairytales featured in this book are:

  • Green Knight

  • Prince And The Princess In The Forest

  • Punishment Of The Fairy Gangana

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe, Asia and the Middle East

The Lilac Fairy Book
The Lilac Book of Fairytales was the eleventh collection of faery tales published in 1910. Some of the famous Fairytales featured in this book are:

  • Castle Of Kerglas

  • Enchanted Deer

These Fairytales are gathered from the folklore, folk stories , traditions and classical children's literature of Europe, Africa and Asia

The Rose Fairy Book
The Rose Book of Fairytales was the last compilation of faery tales originally published in the Pink, lilac, grey, brown, and orange fairy books. Some of the famous Fairytales featured in this book are:

  • Frog And The Lion Fairy

  • Father Grumbler

  • False Prince And The True

Fairy Tales - Free Short Fairy Tales
Enjoy the magical and enchanted world of Fairy Tales! Read these famous Fairytales to children to fire their imagination! Transport them into the world of Fairies, Witches, Wizards, Giants, Brownies, Princes, Princesses, enchanted castles, wicked queens and evil Sorcerers! A fairyland, full of short fairy tales, where magic spells and magic wands battle against evil Hobgoblins and Dragons!

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