Fairy Tales



Fairy tales range from folklore to modern stories defined as literary fairy tales.

Here you will find the top 5 fairy tale short stories

1. Cinderella

Cinderella Story
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Cinderella – Short Story for Kids

Once upon a time, in a village, there lived a beautiful girl named Cinderella with her wicked stepmother and two step sisters. She worked hard all day. One day, they all went to a ball in the palace, leaving Cinderella behind. Cinderella was feeling sad. Suddenly there was a burst of light and the fairy godmother appeared.

With a flick of the magic, she turned Cinderella into a beautiful princess with glass slippers and a horse carriage appeared at the door. The fairy godmother warned Cinderella to return before midnight. Cinderella arrived at the ball, the prince saw her and fell in love with her.

They danced together all night. As the clock struck twelve, Cinderella rushed out to her carriage leaving one of her slippers behind. 

The prince went to every house in the town with the slipper until he found Cinderella. The Prince and Cinderella lived happily ever after.

 About the Original Story:

Cinderella or The Little Glass Slipper is a folk tale.

You can also download this Cinderella Story pdf.

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2. Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast – Fairy Tales Stories

Beauty and the Beast – Fairy Tales Short Story

Once, a rich merchant was caught in a storm and took shelter in a nearby castle. There, he plucked a rose for his youngest daughter, Beauty. The castle belonged to a Beast. He stayed alone in the castle.

Just as the merchant plucked the flower, the Beast growled. The scared merchant said, “This flower is for my daughter.” The Beast said, “If you want your life spared, then send your daughter to live here in the castle.”

The merchant returned home and told Beauty about the incident. Beauty assured him that she would be safe in the castle. Soon, Beauty and the Beast became good friends. One day, Beauty went to meet her family. When Beauty returned, she saw that the Beast was dying. She cried “Oh! I love you.

The witch’s spell broke and the Beast turned into a handsome prince. Beauty married the prince and they spent the rest of their life happily.

About the Original story:

Beauty and the Beast is a fairy tale written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve and published in 1740.

You can also download this Beauty and the Beast Story pdf.

I hope you all enjoyed the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast short story for kids.

3. Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood
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Little Red Riding Hood Fairy Tale Story

Once Red Riding Hood left her home to visit her sick grandmother in a forest. Mother warned her not to speak to strangers. 

On her way, a wolf appeared and asked her, “Where are you going?”. Little Red Riding Hood told him about her grandmother. 

The wicked wolf ran fast and reached her grandmother’s house before her. He pretended to be Red Riding Hood and asked the grandmother to open the door. He entered the house and pushed the grandmother into a cupboard and locked it. Then, he disguised himself as her grandmother and waited for Red Riding Hood.

Just as she entered the house, the wolf pounced upon her. She screamed as loudly as she could and ran. She found a door at the back of the room and opened the cupboard near it. Inside was her real Grandmother. Little Red Riding Hood unlocked her grandmother and escaped out through the front door. Red Riding Hood promised never to speak to strangers again.

About the Original Story:

Little Red Riding Hood” is a European fairy tale Story about a young girl and a sly wolf.

You can also download this Little Red Riding Hood short story PDF.

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4. Princess Rapunzel

Princess Rapunzel
Princess Rapunzel Fairy Tales Stories

Princess Rapunzel Fairy Tale Story
 Once, a witch stole a baby girl named Rapunzel and took her to a tall tower with no stairs or doors, but only a window. Rapunzel had long hair, which the witch used to climb up the tower.

One day, a prince, passed by the tower and heard Rapunzel sing. He also saw the witch climb the tower.  When the witch went away, the prince climbed up the tower. Rapunzel and the Prince met and fell in love with each other. Soon, the witch returned. She cut Rapunzel’s hair and left her in the desert. Then, she threw the into bushes and blinded him. Many years passed, and the blind prince wandered alone and reached the same desert. He heard Rapunzel’s song, followed her voice, and found her. Rapunzel’s tears of joy fell into the eyes of the prince and healed his blindness.

The prince took Rapunzel to his kingdom and married her.

About the Original Story:
Rapunzel is a German fairy tale recorded by the Brothers Grimm and first published in 1812.

You can also download this Princess Rapunzel short story PDF.

I hope you all enjoyed the fairy tale Princess Rapunzel Short Story for Kids

5. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

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Snow White Fairy Tales Stories

Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs – Fairy Tales Stories

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful castle in a land far far away. In the magnificent castle, there lived the most beautiful queen. The queen only had one wish to be happy and to have a beautiful baby girl. It was a cold winter day, and the queen was sewing next to the window, she saw a shooting star and made a wish to have a baby girl, with skin as white as snow, whose eyes were brighter than the shiniest jewel, and had a cherry red lips and her heart full of joy and happiness.

One day the wish of the good-hearted queen came true she had a beautiful baby girl they named her Snow White. The years went by, the queen becomes ill and soon after passed away. After a while, the king remarried another woman. The new queen had an evil heart. She was an arrogant and jealous woman. 

Every day the queen would look into her magic mirror and ask “Mirror Mirror on the wall who’s the fairest of them all”. The magic mirror would answer “No one your Highness, you are the most beautiful one”. The queen would be very happy with the answer. The years went by fast and snow white grew up to be a beautiful young girl.

One day the queen was in front of her magic mirror and asked the same question. But this time the mirror answered “Well I am sorry but not you dear queen snow white is fairest of all. The queen was furious hearing it. She immediately called her Huntsman and ordered him to kill snow white. The huntsman took her to the woods but he couldn’t hurt her. He asked her to run away from the castle and the evil queen. In the woods, she found a cute tiny house. She opened and entered the house. The house was very small and messy. Snow White started cleaning the house. She found seven little beds. As she was tired from cleaning, she curled up on the bed and fell asleep. The Seven Dwarfs came back home from work. They saw snow white sleeping in their bed. She told them about what had happened in the castle. the seven dwarfs wanted to protect her from the evil queen.

The queen learned that snow white was still alive and decided to kill her. The evil queen disguised herself as an old woman and offered an apple to eat. Snow White took a bite of the apple and as she did she fainted. Dwarfs, while returning home saw the evil queen in the disguise of an old woman. They chased her to the top of the mountain. When she reached the mountaintop, she was hit by a lightning bolt, fell off the mountain, and died.

When the dwarfs returned home they saw snow white lying on the ground, she was in deep sleep. She was cursed by the evil queen. Dwarfs put snow white in a glass box made of the most precious gems and kept the box in the forest. One day the prince Charming came to the woods and found his dream girl lying there. He lifted her and kissed her. Snow White opened her eyes. It was the true love’s first kiss that broke her curse. Snow White and the prince returned to the kingdom and lived happily ever after.

You can also download this Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs story PDF.

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