Fairy tales could be older than you ever imagined

A few hundred years ago, fairy tale writers like the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen and Charles Perrault helped bring magical tales of princesses, evil ogres, dark forests, weird spells and thwarted love into the storybooks and to the bedsides of children. But how old are the tales they transcribed? A study suggests that their origins go all the way back to prehistory…

Source: TweenTribune – Article – Fairy Tales Could Be Older Than You Ever Imagined


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