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  • 2. What is a folk tale? A folk tale is a short story that grandparents used to tell the children long time ago.
  • 3. Folk tales talk about good boys and girls that suffer bad experiences until they find the solution to the big problems they have.
  • 4. Look! these are some examples Some people published these stories as books for children and adults, for that reason they are now very famous.
  • 5. IMPORTANT AUTHORS The Brothers Grimm, Jakob and Wilhelm were German. They published collections of folk tales and fairy tales in Europe. They become famous and today millions of persons read their beautiful stories.
  • 6. Many of their stories were only for adults, not for children, so many experts criticized them. Soon, they published a collection of 50 stories for children that became really popular.
  • 7. Charles Perrault was a French writer, he wrote many interesting stories you enjoy now: Little Red Ridding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, Cinderella Bluebeard, , etc.
  • 8. One of the most beautiful versions of Cinderella was written by Charles Perrault. The tale was very popular because Perrault included the pumpkin, the fairy-godmother and Cinderella used glass slippers.
  • 9. Cinderella shows the story of a beautiful, res pectful girl.
  • 10. This poor girl had to clean the house, cook the food, wash the floors and do all the things her step sisters wanted.
  • 11. She was a dreamer. She wanted to be a princess and to have a princess life.
  • 12. But she was not the only one
  • 13. Remember Fiona?
  • 14. Snow White?
  • 15. Sleeping Beauty?
  • 16. Beauty?
  • 17. Royal people look very different today!
  • 18. She is Princess Noor from Iran.
  • 19. He is Prince Harry from England.
  • 20. He is William, the future King of England.
  • 21. They are totally different!
  • 22. Before
  • 23. After
  • 24. Credits Elaboration... .....Margarit a Borrero Pictures Google Images Information m Music Bohemian Rhapsody By Queen