The Cambridge English Dictionary defines fairy tales as a ‘traditional story written for children that usually involves imaginary creatures and magic’. Whether it is Mowglis’s lively relationship with the jungle and his upbringing with a pack of wolves, Snow White’s friendship with the dwarfs and the magic mirror, Peter Pan’s ability to fly and his never-ending adventures, or Rapunzel’s magic-filled childhood and extremely long hair: all of these stories and many more are filled with magic and an element of innocence and escapism characterised by its protagonist. These stories call for imagination and thinking, for they go beyond the realm of possibility and provide their readers with a new world, waiting to be explored.

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