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Children's Literature

Find information about the CSULB University Library's children's collection as well as information about children's literature in general.

Types of Fairy and Folk Tales

Types of Folk Tales and Fairy Tales:

  • Trickster tales
  • Noodlehead tales
  • Myths
  • Pourquoi
  • Legends
  • Foldktales
  • Cumulative folktales
  • Fairy tales
  • Animal tales
  • Fables
  • Tall tales
  • Ballads

Illustrated Fairy Tale Collections

The Bearskin

The Bearskinner

Beauty and the Beast

The Black Bull of Norroway

The Brave Little Tailor

Bremen Town Musicians

Briar Rose / The Sleeping Beauty

Brother and Sister

Cinderella

The Elves and the Shoemaker

The Emperor's New Clothes

The Fisherman and His Wife

The Frog King

The Frog Prince

The Gingerbread Boy

The Golden Goose

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Hansel and Gretel

The Little Match Girl

The Little Mermaid

Little Red Hen

Little Red Riding Hood

Mother Holle

The Nightingale

The Pricess and the Pea

Puss in Boots

Rapunzel

Rumpelstiltskin

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

The Ugly Duckling

The Snow Queen

Snow White

Snow White and Rose Red

The Six Swans

The Swineherd

Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Three Pigs

The Tinderbox

The Water of Life

The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids

The Twelve Dancing Princesses