From the Middle Ages to the present day, fairy tales have provided inspiration and comfort to generations of people around the world.
Some of the stories have been translated into several languages, and some have been adapted for screen.
Here’s a look at some of the most popular stories and where they came from.
“The Little Mermaid”The first story to have the words “fairy tale” and “mermaid” in the same sentence was written in 1690 by French author Anne Rice.
Rice’s tale “The Mermaid” has been the source of much fascination around the globe since its publication in 1780.
In this tale, a mermaid is kidnapped and held captive by pirates who take her to a secluded island.
They then bring her back to a sea-going ship and take her as their “little mermaid”.
“A History of the World” The original version of this story is credited to Sir Walter Scott in 1714.
This version, which includes a number of different voices, has become one of the greatest sources of cultural inspiration to children and adults around the World.
“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” In this classic tale, Alice is in Wonderland, which is the fictional land of Wonderland, California, in the United States.
Wonderland is home to many different characters, and Alice has a role to play in her adventures.
“Fantasia” In 1927, German-born writer Hans Christian Andersen published this story.
It is considered to be the first truly magical fairy tale.
“Beauty and the Beast” This story was first published in 1874 by J.M. Barrie, and it was the first children’s story to be adapted into a movie.
It was later adapted into numerous films including “Beauties and the Beasts” in 1928.
“Halloween” This original story was created by Victor Hugo in 1892.
It follows a family who live in a small town, where a dark magic is going on.
They use Halloween to hunt for the dark magic and bring it to light.
“Olaf and the Snow Queen” This tale is about a fairy who goes to a snowy land and gets caught in a snowstorm.
He is captured by a giant spider and is brought to the Queen of the Snow.
“Journey to the Center of the Earth” This is the first story ever to be turned into a children’s book.
In the story, a boy and a girl go to the center of the earth and find a huge spider.
They try to free him but are chased by a swarm of spiders, who try to destroy the boy.
“Sleeping Beauty” This children’s tale was first written in 1789.
The story is set in England in the late 1700s.
The characters are the princesses and the little girl, who have both lost their magic powers.
“Mary Poppins” Mary Popples, the famous Disney character, is one of a number who has been credited with being the inspiration for the tale of Mary and the Three Little Pigs.
She was first introduced in a story by the French author Louis-Pierre de La Boétie in 1798.
“My Fair Lady” This classic story tells of two sisters who come to a town in search of their missing father.
They find him and try to bring him back to the castle where they lived in the past.
“Winnie the Pooh” This fairy tale tells the story of the orphaned boy who is adopted by a little girl.
He becomes the owner of a house and has to care for it. 13.
“Cinderella” This famous story tells the tale to the prince and princess.
In it, Cinderella, the beautiful, fair-skinned princess, has a fairy tale of her own.
“Tangled” This popular children’s fairy tale is said to have inspired the musical “Little Red Riding Hood.”
“Dancing with the Stars” The first episode of the popular ABC television series was first broadcast in 1955.
It tells the stories of two princesses, Belle and her sister, the mermaid, who must dance with their fellow contestants to win the crown.
“Boys Over Flowers” This traditional story is based on a childrens tale from China.
It takes place in the early 1900s and is set on the Isle of Man.
“Rambo” This film was made in 1965 by director Sergio Leone and stars Jackie Earle Haley, Jr. as the titular character and Gary Oldman as his father.
“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” Snow White, the Snow White of the West, is kidnapped by the evil dwarfs and must make her way back to her kingdom in order to save the kingdom.
“Frankenstein” The story of a young man who goes on a quest for fame and fortune in this