1. a story, usually for children, about elves, hobgoblins, dragons, fairies, or other magical creatures.
(excerpted from dictionary.com)
SurLaLune Fairy Tales features 49 annotated fairy tales, including their histories, similar tales across cultures, modern interpretations and over 1,500 illustrations. (This is my personal “go-to” reference source for fairy tales.)
Folk and fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. Read and hear interactive, narrated, animated stories. Online books link to e-learning, colouring downloads, arts, flash games, and other kidstuff.
World of Tales. Stories for children, folktales, fairy tales and fables from around the world.
Storynory. Free audio stories. Classic fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen, The Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault, Aesop and others. This is where frogs are kissed by princesses, wolves huff and puff, and gingerbread men run away.
Read all the finest fairy tales on fairytalez.com! The stories are optimized for reading on smart phones, tablets and computers, but we have also prepared the fairy tales for being printed.
Ivy’s Bookcase. Fables, Fairy Tales, Stories and Nursery Rhymes
Header image is The fairy grotto, (1867) from the digital collections of the New York Public Library. Image is in the public domain.