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Per·rault(pə-rō′, pĕ-), Charles 1628-1703.
French writer of fairy tales. His Tales of Mother Goose (c. 1697) includes "Tom Thumb" and "Sleeping Beauty."
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(Biography) Charles (ʃarl). 1628–1703, French author, noted for his Contes de ma mère l'oye (1697), which contains the fairy tales Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty
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Charles, 1628–1703, French poet, critic, and author of fairy tales.
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