Fairy Tales

July 28, 2017

Below are 14 books of Fairy Tales for all to enjoy. Immerse yourself in a classic all over again or discover something completely new. While most are family friendly, some are more geared towards adults. Happy, magical reading! "

"I like Cinderella, I really do. She has a good work ethic. I appreciate a good, hard-working gal. And she likes shoes. The fairy tale is all about the shoe at the end, and I'm a big shoe girl." Amy Adams

 

1 Cinderella or the Little Glass Slipper

Cinderella or the Little Glass Slipper

Anonymous | Children's Classics

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A poor maid, attends a fancy ball, and dances with the handsome prince all night long, but in her haste to return before midnight, she leaves behind a glass slipper.

2 The Adventures of Pinocchio

The Adventures of Pinocchio

C. Collodi | Children's Classics

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How it happened that carpenter Mastro Cherry found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child centuries ago will be a question that my little readers will ask immediately.

3 Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Marie Le Prince de Beaumont | Short Stories

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Beauty and the Beast is one of the most classic tales ever written. A beautiful daughter dreams of meeting a handsome prince, but in order to save her father's life, she leaves home to live with a terrible, frightening beast. 

4 Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

Anonymous | Children's Classics

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The son of a tailor finds a magical lamp, and he uses it to gain the love of a beautiful princess.

5 The Adventures of Peter Pan

The Adventures of Peter Pan

James M. Barrie | Children's Classics

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Peter Pan, a little boy who can fly, experiences many adventures in Wonderland with Wendy, her brothers, Tinkerbelle, and Captain Hook.

6 American Fairy Tales

American Fairy Tales

L Frank Baum | Short Stories Classics

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American Fairy Tales from the Author of the Oz series

7 English Fairy Tales

English Fairy Tales

Anon | Humanities and Arts

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A collection of English fairy tales. 

8 Classic Fairy Tale Short Stories

Classic Fairy Tale Short Stories

Stephanie Wallace | Short Stories

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A collection especially chosen for children.

9 The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault

The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault

Charles Perrault | Children's Classics

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Many of Charles Perrault's classics including "Little Red Riding Hood", "Cinderella" & "Puss in Boots". 

10 Andersen's Fairy Tales

Andersen's Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen | Children's Classics

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A compilation of stories including: "The Sandman," "The Emporer's New Clothes," and "The Little Match Girl."

11 Korean Fairy Tales

Korean Fairy Tales

William Elliot Griffis | Short Stories

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The Digital Library of Korean Classics is a project undertaken by Literature Translation Institute of Korea (LTI Korea) to digitalize selected translated titles of Korean classics published in the late nineteenth to the early twenty-first century. 

12 Grimm's Fairy Tales

Grimm's Fairy Tales

The Brothers Grimm | Fiction Classics

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A certain king had a beautiful garden, and in the garden stood a tree which bore golden apples. These apples were always counted, and about the time when they began to grow ripe it was found that every night one of them was gone.

13 Irish Folk and Fairy Tales

Irish Folk and Fairy Tales

WB Yeats, Ed. | Humanities and Arts

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Tales of the Irish Peasants edited and selected by WB Yeats

14 The Arabian nights

The Arabian nights

Andrew Lang, ed. | Humanities and Arts

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The Arabian Nights, some of which, but not nearly all, are shared in this volume, are fairy tales of the East.  From the people of Asia, Arabia, and Persia . Told them in their own way, not for children, but for grown-ups.