Category: Fairy Tale Friday

Fairy Tale Friday: Cinderella

Posted October 17, 2014 in Fairy Tale Friday, Fairy Tales / 16 Comments
Fairy Tale Friday: Cinderella

This Week: Cinderella “Turn and peep, turn and peep, There’s blood within the shoe, The shoe it is too small for her, The true bride waits for you.” The Origin Story Cinderella has many retellings in folklore, the most noteable being the versions by Charles Perrault and The Grimm brothers. Perrault’s is perhaps the most well known, and the tale of Cinderella is often thought to be French in origin, though there are many folkloric sources dating farther back than Perrault’s 1600 version and across many cultures and countries. In Perrault’s tale, Cendrillon, Cinderella is indeed the daughter of a […]


Fairy Tale Friday: Snow White

Posted September 19, 2014 in Fairy Tale Friday, Fairy Tales / 17 Comments
Fairy Tale Friday: Snow White

This week I’m launching a new feature at Girl in the Pages! Friday will bring a showcase of some of my favorite fairy tale figures! From the Disney-fied to the original folktales to pop culture interpretations, I’ll look at how certain characters have been changed through the ages. This Week: Little Snow-White “You, my queen, are fair; it is true. But Little Snow-White is still A thousand times fairer than you.” The Origin Story Little Snow-White is originally a German tale that was first published by the Brother’s Grimm in the 1800s. The story begins with a queen who is […]