Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Children's Literature: Traditional Literature

Traditional Literature

Traditional literature consists of stories that have been passed down orally and in written form throughout history. Traditional literature is found in cultures throughout the world reflecting the norms of it's people.

Categories of traditional literature include:

  • Folktales
  • Fairy Tales
  • Fables
  • Myths
  • Legends

Tales from Around the World