fairy tale

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fairy tale

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a story about fairies or other mythical or magical beings, esp one of traditional origin told to children
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Amber Page (above) and Rosie Webb (right) were among the winners of our competition to write a fairy story.
Which fairy story includes the line: "Feefi-fo-fum, I smell the blood of an Englishman.
EVERYONE loves a fairy story and there is nothing as often read and enjoyed as the old classics.
The Winter Ball is a typical fairy story in which a lonely gnome meets his future wife at a fairy ball and lives happily ever after.
Cardiff Hoteliers Association chairman Derek Harvey said: "Cardiff City getting to the FA Cup Final is like a fairy story.
A GREAT new series of children's books is bringing fairy stories up to date, and we have a fantastic competition for youngsters to pen their own fairy story and win the first two new titles.
And of course you have the most famous fairy story of all, Peter Pan, whose author J M Barrie came from Kirriemuir.
Claire Blatherwick of auctioneers Bonhams said: "It's very exciting - a real-life Christmas fairy story.
Do you remember the fairy story about the great director Gilliam getting to make a brilliant film with a golden script?
We've gone along with this fairy story for long enough.
A GREAT new series of childre'n books is bring fairy stories up to date, and we have a fantastic competition for youngsters to pen their own fairy story and win the first to new titles.
The fairy story is thought to date back 1,000 years to early Norse folklore.