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  Types of Children Storiesty

 Modern Fantasy

Modern fantasy is about beings, places and events not occurring in the real world.  Identifiable authors create extraordinary characters and worlds which challenge and expand our sense of the norm.

Examples of the Stories :

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
2.Twilight by Stephenie Meyer 
3.The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
4.Blood Rites by Jim Butcher 
5.Death Masks by Jim Butcher


The folktale is a story, passed down verbally from generation to generation. Each storyteller told the stories a little differently, making them more interesting and fascinating as the ages passed. Different folktales bear the characteristics of the culture, folklore and customs of the people from which they originated.

Examples of Stories :

1.The red shoes by Hans Christian  Andersen
The Frog-King, or Iron Henry by The Brothers Grimm
Cinderella by The Brothers Grimm
The Sleeping Beauty In The Woods by Charles Perrault
Rapunzel by The Brothers Grimm

  Realistic Fiction

Realistic fiction
 is described as stories about fictional people, animals and events that could actually happen

Examples of Stories :

1. Mockingbird by  Kathryn Erskine
2.  Frindle
by Andrew Clements
3.  Because of Winn-Dixie
by Kate DiCamillo
4.  Cookies and Crutches
by Judy Delton
5.  Three Times Lucky
by Sheila Turnage

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Autobiography is the biography of a person narrated by himself or herself

Examples of Stories : 

1. How We are Smart by W. Nikola-Lisa

2. Girls are best by  Sandi Toksvig

3. The Story of Anne Frank by Jim Pipe


Non Fiction books are those related to facts or real events rather than fiction books which are written about something in the author's imagination.

Examples  of Stories :

1. The Way Things Work By  David Macaulay

 by David Macaulay