Once upon a time, there was a very magical day. It fell every year on the twenty sixth day of the second month, and was devoted entirely to the telling of tales. Not just any type of tale mind you, but fairy tales.
These stories were told to enchant and entertain, to teach lessons and morals, and most of all, to make children of all ages happier with their "fairy tale endings."
Once upon a time...Four magical words that are synonymous with adventure, romance, and of course, living happily ever after. Girls are sold the dream of a fairy tale at a young age, from constantly being told they're princesses when they're little, to growing up expecting pure magic in those big important moments in life: a fairy tale romance, a fairy tale wedding.
I may be a grown-up (or so they say), but I still love a good fairy tale! Fairy tales, folklore, and mythology are important parts of any culture, and it is no surprise that old stories have long lives. Apparently, I’m not the only "age-advanced teenager" out there who like fairy tales, because a lot of authors make a good living retelling the old stories we read as kiddies. Here are some good fairy tales for teens.
Fairy tales have long enchanted us. Many of us recall being lulled to sleep by talk of deceptive gingerbread houses, wicked stepmothers, and wish-granting fairies. When we want to impress the importance of storytime upon our own children, we first turn to fairy tales. These go-to stories are often fast-paced, adventurous, and feature elements of magic. They stimulate the imagination. They're also highly adaptable.
Once upon a time… This simple phrase takes us back in time to our childhoods when every story had a happy ending and a handsome prince. What if I told you that teenagers and adults can have their once upon a times, too? No matter how old you are, everyone deserves their version of a fairy tale.