Fairy tales like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, and Sleeping Beauty are the core stories upon which other literary classics are based. Besides that... they're lots of fun to read!
" was written/adapted by Charles Perrault
(1697), then by the Brothers Grimm (1812). This book features Perrault's version of the tale. The story is about Cinderella
, the persecuted heroine. With the magic of her fairy godmother, Cinderella
is able to attend the ball, win the prince, and eventually live happily ever after--despite her evil stepmother and stepsisters. Heroines like Fanny in "Mansfield Park
" are often likened to Cinderella