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Perrault, Charles

Line breaks: Charles Per|rault
Pronunciation: /pɛˈrəʊ
, pɛʀo/

Definition of Perrault, Charles in English:

( 1628–1703), French writer. He is remembered for his Mother Goose Tales (1697), containing such fairy tales as ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘Puss in Boots’, and ‘Cinderella’.

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