fairy tale

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Synonyms for fairy tale

Synonyms for fairy tale

a story about fairies

an interesting but highly implausible story

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Although it might sound odd to us grown-ups, Beger will be the ambassador to a celebration of our rubbish and stage a recycled fairytale for children over four (so that includes us whose age is a double digit too).
Chapter Six, "Time: Fairyland's Festive Sabbath," observes that MacDonald tends both to set and to publish his fairytales in the context of Christmas, the festival that "interpenetrate[s] all of time with joy and revelry" (110), when God became a child and all people should "grow younger" and thus able to combine celebration and reverence.
Two new fairytales, written by the winners of a writing competition, will also get a debut.
Newcastle choreographer Liv Lorent has turned herself into a Rapunzel expert, surrounding herself with versions of the fairytale which, according to her partner Ben Crompton, she has found impossible to resist.
8220;The correct question is: 'Are fairytales in some movies too violent for children?
After a wonderful Cheltenham and a fairytale triumph for JP McManus, AP McCoy and Jonjo O'Neill, three of racing's greatest names, similarly we must not forget The Giant Bolster, second in the Gold Cup at 50-1.
Two-thirds of mums and dads also agree that fairytales help the development of a child's imagination and four in ten said it's a great way of connecting with their kids.
Indeed, most traditional fairytales had to be 'cleaned up' or 'disneyfied' in order to be made palatable for young ears.
A host of entertainment activities are being held at the mall in the first week of DSS including fairytale re-enactments of the CyLittle Red Riding HoodCO and CySleeping BeautyCO stage shows, arts and crafts workshops, and fairyland interactive corners, all revolving around popular childrenCOs fairytales.
Real fairytales - like Inverness Caley Thistle's - are built on honesty and integrity, on planning and living within your means until you earn the happy ending.
Boone uses humor, cartoons, questions, suggestions, and solutions through a thoroughly "reader friendly" narrative in addresses such commonly misleading ideas as marriage being a 50/50 proposition between husband and wife, being a married couple means losing individual identity, love is logical, only one of you needs to understand finances, having children will keep the marriage together, dysfunctional husbands and wives should stay together for the sake of their children, and so many more illusions, misunderstandings, naiveties, and fairytales about married life.
DARWINIAN FAIRYTALES; SELFISH GENES, ERRORS OF HEREDITY AND OTHER FABLES OF EVOLUTION acknowledges Darwin's genius and his theory of natural selection but also thinks the idea's been overblown: DARWINIAN FAIRYTALES tells how, why, and provides a history of the idea's evolution and marketing.
Iestyn Harris knows more than most about fairytales - just ask his four year old daughter, Catrin.
Upon reading Raphael Kadushin's excellent article on Hans Christian Andersen ["Andersen's FairyTales," May/June], I recalled an incident in the life of Alfred Kinsey as documented by his colleague Wardell Pomeroy.
Fairytales only exist in storybooks and certainly not in Hollywood.