Folk tales

Folk tales are passed down over generations, usually within a culture or community. These stories typically include fantastical, supernatural, and regular people's struggles. Folk stories communicate cultural values and morals. "John Henry," "Paul Bunyan," and "Pecos Bill" are popular folktales. "Aesop's Fables" from ancient Greece and "Jataka Stories" from ancient India are examples of international folk tales. They teach storytelling and culture.