Fairy stories start with the words 'Once upon a time' but what comes next?
An adventure story is about something out of the ordinary, usually with a challenge or quest. Discover more about what makes an adventure story.
Find out how scary stories frighten the reader through suspense and shocks.
Science fiction stories are usually set in the future and in a world different from ours.
Myths were created by early civilisations to make sense of the world around them.
Find out how the stories of the Banshee vary between different locations.
Robin Hood is a legend, as some of the characters in the story are based on people who did once exist. But parts of the story have been expanded.
Myths are magical tales with hidden meaning, like the Fountain of Youth.
Find out about different types of fiction and non-fiction texts.
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