What Is a Fairy Tale?, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1622752163
  • ISBN-13: 9781622752164
  • DDC: 398.2
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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Fairy tales have existed in every culture around the world, teaching children stories of characters in imaginary worlds who undergo hardship but learn to overcome their difficult circumstances. This compelling book covers the basic components that make up fairy tales, as well as the purpose these fantastic tales serve in culture. Some of the most famous fairy tales are retold in varying versions, unique to different cultures, followed by activities that help readers identify what these tales share in common and what sets them apart. After learning the key elements of fairy tales, readers are given a step-by-step guide to plan out their own magical characters, setting, and plot.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Is a Fairy Tale?.
2: Why Are Fairy Tales Told?.
3: Themes in Fairy Tales.
4: Fairy Tales Retold.
5: Write Your Own Fairy Tale.
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