We may have read or heard stories of the most famous fairy tales since our childhood. Cinderella, Snow white, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast, Hansel and Gretel and so on. We have collected 6 best books to read fairy tales.
Fairy stories explained the mysteries of the world. They were the origins of human creativity, portrayed in words, pictures, or even cave paintings in ancient times. As humanity progressed, the fairy stories didn’t limit with the mysteries of life but with the everyday domestic lives.
These slice of life stories combined with fantastical creatures and imaginary plots are now categorized as fairy tales or folk tales, and such tales were told over and over through generations by the folks. Those stories distinguish between good and evil, right and wrong, encourages going for justice, give punishments. Classic fairy tales feature stories of bravery, courageous, romantic characters, which is loved by every child as well as adults. These fantasy books inspire us to be brave, bold, and determined.
Here we present six best ebooks to read a fairy tale.
- Beauty and the Beast
What if a charming and handsome prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life? The curse can be lifted if he falls in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner. Can he find such a lady? Read this beautiful all-time favourite love story between The Beauty and The Beast.
- Cinderella, Rumpelslitskin and other stories
This book is the compilation of fairy tale stories which include the most popular fantasy tales like Cinderella, Rumpelslitskin, The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel and many more. Cinderella is one of the world’s best-known fairy tales.
Orphaned Cinderella faces troubles given by her stepmother and two-half sisters. She must gather the courage to go for the royal ball. With the help of the Fairy Godmother, she enters the ball and accidentally drops one of her glass slippers. Will the charming prince find out the owner of the slippers?
- Celtic fairy tales
You can read Celtic fairy stories from Joseph Jacobs and other famous authors. Celtic tales, myths have remained popular for years and years. Celtic fables are the collection of stories from Celt lands. Celtic tales often have fairies, goblins, witch, magic, elves, giants, and other magical things.
- Japanese fairy tales compiled by Yei Theodora Ozaki
It is an English translation book that includes a collection of 22 tales based on the ghouls, ghosts, demons, dragons, sea serpents and sea kings, magic birds and animals, etc. Some of the popular stories are- Momotaro, The Son of a Peach, The Mirror of Matsuyama, The Bamboo Cutter and the Moon Child and more.
- Peter pan
Peter pan is a famous fantastical story of all the times. It’s about a boy who doesn’t want to grow up as a man and adventures to the Neverland along with some boys. One day Peter and the Lost boys appear at the window of the Darling family’s nursery. The Darling children are soon get attracted to Peter and his adventurous stories. Will they leave their homes too and never come back like Peter and the Lost boys? Are they brave enough to deal with the dreaded Captain Hook and his pirate gang? This beloved bedtime story is perfect for your kids to enjoy.
- The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
Pinocchio is the protagonist of The Adventures of Pinocchio; the story is loved by both children and adults. The character Pinocchio is a wooden boy invented by his father/creator Geppetto, a woodcarver. Geppetto wishes to have his own son, thus creates Pinocchio. The father sends him to school, but Pinocchio is distracted on his way and finds himself falling for frauds’ tricks.
The fairy comes to the rescues every time. Each time he utters a lie, his nose grows longer. Once again, he is being tricked, and that leads him to become a donkey. He is thrown into the sea and swallowed by a giant shark. He finds his father in the shark’s belly, both able to come out safely from the shark and after that takes care of his father.
Will the fairy forgive him and make him a real boy? To find out read the story.