These classic fairy tales and modern retellings are guaranteed to enchant little ones. Featuring much-loved characters such as Snow White, Cinderella and the Frog Prince, see below for the best fairy tale books for 3-year-olds.
Usborne & Alan Marks
Nothing beats the original fairy tales, and you can discover eighteen magical stories from around the world in this stunning book. Retold for younger readers, the fairy tales include The Frog Prince, Sleeping Beauty, The Snow Queen and many more.
This spellbinding book features die-cut artwork, laser-cut holes, flaps, cutaways and lots of sumptuous illustrations. When Belle's father stumbles upon the Beast's castle, he is taken prisoner, and Belle must rush to the rescue. She agrees to take her father's place, but once she gets to know the Beast, she sees beyond his rough, tough exterior, and helps him unearth his human side once more. This book is sure to captivate little ones.
These riotous retellings of famous fairy tales will have kids in stitches! Not only that, but they'll also introduce little ones to the importance of certain behaviours, such as hygiene, healthy eating and exercise. Each title is hugely entertaining and supports themes in PSHE. The stories include 'Don't Pick Your Nose, Pinocchio!', 'Eat Your Greens, Goldilocks' and 'Stinky Jack and the Beanstalk'.
In this quirky sequel to the famous story, Jim ventures up the beanstalk to find the giant at the top is now rather old. The giant can't see very well and has lost his appetite - as well as his hair! Jim offers to give him glasses, false teeth and a wig, but will the giant regain his appetite? And if he does, what - or who - will he eat? Children will be engrossed by this thrilling fairy-tale.
Little ones will love joining Princess Peppa and Prince George as the little pigs introduce favourite fairy tales with fun sticker scenes. Complete activities with the vibrant stickers and tell your own stories with Peppa and her friends.