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1 By Sean Gilmer Gifted Class

2 What do you think a fairy tale is?

3 What is a Fairy Tale? Is a type of short story that features a folkloric fantasy characters. Characters such as fairies, goblins, elves, dwarves, giants, mermaids and gnomes. Typically stories involve magic and enchantments. They are different from folk narratives and legends.

4 Famous Fairy Tale Authors The Brothers Grimm Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm. Published- Cinderella, The Frog Prince, Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Snow White, and many more.

5 Famous Fairy Tale Authors Hans Christian Anderson Lived from 1805 to 1875. Was Danish Best Known for his Fairy tales. His published works have been translated into 125 different languages.

6 What famous fairy tales do you know?

7 Snow White Germany fairy tale that is know across the world. Published by the brothers Grimm in 1812. Uses magic, mirror, poisoned apple, and coffins.

8 Robin Hood Tale about famous heroic outlaw in English Folklore. Started in the 19 th century Known for robbing from the rich and giving to the poor. Takes place in medieval England.

9 Little Red Riding Hood Is a French fairy tale. Deal with a young girl trying to help her grandma and a big bad wolf. Today it has many different types of adaptations.

10 Cinderella Is a very famous fairy tale through out the world. First published in 1697 by Charles Perrault in the Histoires ou Contes du Temps Passe. Has many different variations throughout the world.

11 Beauty and the Beast Is a traditional fairy tale. First published version was by Gabrielle Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve in 1740. Widely known across Europe in different variations. Most popular form is the Disney version.

12 The Little Mermaid Created by author Hans Christian Anderson in 1837. Has been adapted to various styles and media throughout the times. Also known as the Little Sea lady.

13 The Three Little Pigs First printed version dates back to 1840’s. Story is much older then the printed version. Deals with 3 pigs dealing with a big bad wolf who is trying to eat the pigs.

14 Hansel and Gretel Is a well known fairy tale stemming from German origin. Recorded by the Brothers Grimm and published in 1812. Deals with brother and sister trying to escape from evil witch. Many different adaptations.

15 Pinocchio Published in 1883 by Italian writer Carlo Collodi. Fictional character created by a wood carver named Geppetto. Teaches valuable lesson about telling the truth.

16 Alice in Wonderland Originally known as Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Was published in 1865 by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. This story deals with logic and helps appeal to adult readers.

17 The Frog Prince Is best known as a Brothers Grimm written version. It was the first story in their collections.

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