You can use a fairy tale to start ANY story
Bag of Tricks (Tools of the Trade)

Fairy Tale Indices for Unicorn Writers

Plenty of stories take inspiration from fairy tales. And you can probably name the Grimm Brothers' basics. But do you know where they got the tales from? Or how many variations exist for every story out there? When you start diving into the history and themes of these favorites, you find startling nuggets you can exploit for new story ideas. Or you can simply learn something new!