For centuries, children of all cultures have been fascinated by fairy tales. Why do these time-honored stories still hold so much interest?
The surreal adventures of fairy tales depict issues that concern children and help answer questions they may have. Exploring ambivalent feelings, rivalry, sexuality, death, or fear of the future, fairy tales offer a way to face these issues by appealing to the child’s imagination. This is why fairy tales are still as current today as they ever were.
Chouette Publishing first published Caillou books in 1990, and the character went on to become the well-loved hero of the popular television Series. They are located in Montreal, Quebec. Pierre Brignaud is the illustrator of numerous Caillou stories, including Caillou: Happy Thanksgiving!, Caillou: I Will Always Love You, Caillou: Merry Christmas, and Caillou: Potty Time. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.
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