The Fairy Tale Forest (Sprookjesbos in Dutch) is a 15-acre (61,000 m2) wooded section of the amusement park Efteling in the Netherlands, where a number of well-known fairy tales and fairy tale figures are depicted by animated statues and buildings. Most of the figures are inspired by the Brothers Grimm, Hans Christian Andersen, and Charles Perrault.
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“A parent who from his own childhood experience is convinced of the value of fairy tales will have no difficulty in answering his childs questions; but an adult who thinks these tales are only a bunch of lies had better not try telling them; he wont be able to related them in a way which would enrich the childs life.”
—Bruno Bettelheim (20th century)
“The fairy queen
Bids you increase that loving humour more.
They that have not yet fed
On delight amorous,
She vows that they shall lead
Apes in Avernus.”
—Thomas Campion (15671620)
“The teller of a mirthful tale has latitude allowed him. We are content with less than absolute truth.”
—Charles Lamb (17751834)
“Now it is time to call attention
to our bed, a forest of skin
where seeds burst like bullets.
We are in our room. We are in
a shoe box. We are in a blood box.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)