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The best fairy tale books of all time

We start our recommendations with the top 10 best books about Fairy Tales of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

The Best Fairy Tale BooksAuthor
Beauty and the BeastAngela Carter
 The Tinderbox Hans Christian Andersen
BluebeardCharles Perrault
The Valiant TailorJacob Grimm
CinderellaBrothers Grimm
Sleeping BeautyCharles Perrault
 RumpelstiltskinJacob Grimm
Puss in BootsCharles Perrault
 Snow WhiteJacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
Hansel and GretelWilhelm Grimm

The updated top 10 list: the best books about fairytales

Fairy Tales: A Beautiful Collection of Favorite Fairy Tales (Hardcover Storybook Treasury)

We can recommend this book to anyone who loves fairy tales or reading them to children or nieces or nephews. In it you will find eight classic fairy tales, like Snow White and Cinderella. Suitable for age 3 to 8.

Fairy Tales: From Around the World (Fairy Tale Book, Bedtime Stories for Kids ages 6-12)

This book doesn’t include classic fairy tales like the previous book on our top ten list does. These ancient folk stories are from all over the world, and the key characters are played by mermaids, dragons, fairies, and elves.

Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales

If you remember the fairy tales with happy ends, then you will be surprised by the contents of the fairy tales in Grimm’s version. These are much darker, and stories actually don’t always end all that well. A different end to what you knew before can be interesting though.

Classic Fairy Tales Vol 1 (1)

This book includes ten different fairy tales, and they are accompanied by 75 reproductions of oil paintings as beautiful illustrations.

A First Book of Fairy Tales

Both well known and lesser known fairy tales are written in this book that is suitable for children aged 8 to 12. Both the illustrations as the stories themselves will be the highlight of many children’s bedtime.

The Warrior’s Whisper (The Fairy Tale Series Book 2)

Angeni decides to answer the whisper of a wounded warrior, but when Aditsan feels her touch, he can’t actually believe she is real. Will he accept dying soon, or can she save him from leaving this world in which there is no place for her?

The Random House Book of Fairy Tales

The illustrations in this book make it all worthwhile according to us. You will discover 19 different fairy tales that every child should know of when growing up.

The Fairy’s Tale: A Novel For People Who Don’t Trust Fairy Tales (The Pathways Tree Book 1)

This book has an unusual outlook on traditional fairy tales which will definitely entertain you. Bea dreams of becoming a Fairy Godmother, but in order to do so, she needs to prove her worth in the life of the person who is her assignment. Will she succeed, or will this fairy be put to sleep for 100 years?

The Big Book of Fairy Tales (Calla Editions)

We enjoy this book because of the thirty traditional fairy tales with its many beautiful illustrations. This book belongs in every family’s library, and no matter how old you are, a lit fireplace is always a good occasion to curl up on the couch and relive some of your childhood memories through these stories.

An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm’s Fairy Tales: Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and many more classic stories

Let your child’s imagination be filled with the most vibrant pictures of elves, giants, and princesses in this book with fairy tales from the Grimm brothers.

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