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8 Fairy Tale Books for Kids Who Believe in Magic

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Do you have a little dreamer at home who believes in the power of magic? Transport them to enchanting worlds filled with talking animals, whimsical creatures, and mystical adventures with these eight captivating fairy tale books. These stories are sure to ignite their imagination, inspire a sense of wonder, and keep them eagerly turning the pages.

“The Enchanted Wood” by Enid Blyton

Join siblings Joe, Beth, and Frannie as they discover the magical wonders of the Enchanted Wood, a place where trees whisper, fairies live, and the Faraway Tree reaches up into the clouds, leading to different lands with exciting adventures at every turn.

“The Princess and the Goblin” by George MacDonald

Follow Princess Irene as she embarks on a thrilling journey with her newfound friend Curdie to outwit the devious goblins who dwell underground, using their wits, bravery, and the help of magical creatures to save the kingdom and restore peace.

The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” by C.S. Lewis

Step through the wardrobe alongside the Pevensie siblings into the mystical land of Narnia, where they encounter talking animals, mythical creatures, and the evil White Witch. Together, they must fulfill a prophecy and join forces with the mighty lion Aslan to defeat the Witch and bring back spring to Narnia.

The Twelve Dancing Princesses” by Marianna Mayer

Venture into a realm of enchantment as you follow twelve princesses who mysteriously disappear each night and spend their evenings dancing in a magical underground palace. Will a brave soldier uncover the secret and free the princesses from their spell?

“Ella Enchanted” by Gail Carson Levine

Enter the captivating world of Ella, a young girl cursed with obedience, as she navigates a realm of talking birds, fairy godmothers, and prince charming. Ella’s journey is filled with adventure, self-discovery, and the pursuit of true love while breaking the chains of the curse.

“The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Immerse yourself in the captivating tale of Mary Lennox, a young girl who discovers a hidden, neglected garden and sets out to bring it back to life with the help of her newfound friends and the magic of nature, leading to a journey of healing, friendship, and rediscovery.

“The Fairy-Tale Detectives” by Michael Buckley

Join the adventurous Grimm sisters, Sabrina and Daphne, as they unravel mysteries, encounter magical creatures, and uncover the truth about their family legacy as fairy-tale detectives. Together, they navigate a world where fairy tales are real and where heroes and villains alike come to life.

“The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell” by Chris Colfer

Follow twins Alex and Conner Bailey as they are transported to the Land of Stories through a magical book and embark on a quest to gather the ingredients for a wishing spell that could bring them back home. Along their journey, they meet familiar fairy tale characters and face thrilling challenges, discovering the power of friendship and the magic within themselves.