With so many fairy tales and movies available for streaming and downloading online, it’s easy to forget how popular some of these tales really are.
That’s because, unlike traditional movie and TV shows, the world of fairy tales has not traditionally been divided into age groups, and in some cases, different stories for different audiences.
Here are 10 of the best fairy tales for preschoolers.
Little Red Riding Hood and the Black Rabbit by Margaret Atwood The Black Rabbit is one of the most popular fairy tales in the world.
The classic tale has been adapted into dozens of popular movies, TV shows and comic books.
But, its origins are in a little girl’s bedroom.
In 1937, Margaret Atwell’s Little Red Hood was the first to include a young woman in a fairy tale.
She would eventually be adapted into a series of children’s books, including The Black Rose and The Black Rider.
The two tales have become iconic for children in recent decades, and they have a wide audience.
The Little Mermaid by J.M. Barrie The Little Princess and the Beast are two of Disney’s most popular animated films, but it’s not their first fairy tale — they were created by Barrie in 1937.
They have a huge following among kids today.
While the Little Princess is popular among preschoolers, the Disney movie is most famous for its role as a theme park attraction.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs by Lewis Carroll The tale of Snow White is one that has become a staple of childrens literature.
The tale was first published in 1874, but was only made popular in the 1960s by a group of young people, including Alice Munro.
The story has since been adapted by the likes of James Cameron and Steven Spielberg, and its popularity has continued to grow.
The Jungle Book by George Lucas The Jungle book is a popular classic among children, and it’s the most well-known of the Disney princesses.
The original story was published in 1937 by Lewis Hyde and Margaret Mitchell.
Lucas’ animated films have brought the tale into the 21st century with The Force Awakens, Star Wars and the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
The Lion King by Jafar Panahi The Lion Kingdom is the second-most popular Disney movie among preschools, after Frozen.
The Disney film is an adaptation of the classic children’s book by Jaffar Panahari, and was originally released in 1986.
Its popularity is only growing with the arrival of The Lion Emperor.
The Wizard of Oz by Lewis Carrol The Wizard is a favorite story for preschools.
Carrol wrote and directed The Wizard and the Wonderful Wizard of Evergreen Terrace, and the story has been adaptied into several children’s films, including Tinkerbell, Pinocchio and The Nutcracker.
Sleeping Beauty by Jules Verne The story of Sleeping Beauty was created in 1878 and first published as a novel in 1883.
Verne’s version is still popular today, and he is often credited with inventing the tale of the fairytale prince and princess.
The popular book has been expanded into several Disney films, and is currently in production for a sequel.
The Three Little Pigs by John Steinbeck The story is famous for being a popular theme for kids.
It’s a classic tale that has been recast many times over the years.
The first version was published by Harper Brothers in 1898 and first appeared in the 1910 book The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz.
Steinbeck’s version of the tale was adapted into the classic book Alice In Wonderland and is still a popular holiday classic.
The Seven Dwarves by Jürgen Amadeus Mozart One of the world’s greatest composers is best known for his works in the operas.
The world’s first opera was produced by the company of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and has since become a favorite holiday tradition for many children.
Snowy Mountain by Charles Dickens The tale is a classic for preschool children.
The novel was first released in 1851 and was first adapted into several books in the 1930s, including How to Make a Snowman and How to Raise a Snow Duck.
It has been a favorite for decades.