Florinda is a Chilean Fairytale and is notable for its freewheeling approach to gender and sexuality, which lends itself to many interpretations of th...View Details

The Happy Prince is a story by Oscar Wilde. It is a timeless tale about friendship, compassion, and the transforming power of selfless love. The Happy...View Details

This is a Juneteenth special episode. The story, ‘The People Could Fly’ is taken from Virginia Hamilton’s The People Could Fly: American Black Folktal...View Details

This week’s story, like many of Hans Christian Andersen’s other works, is not subtle about its moral messages. ‘The Garden of Paradise’ is religious i...View Details

This English story is taken from the 1981 reprint of Ruth Manning Sanders’ A Book of Witches. It is a story of two thieving sisters, but one escaping ...View Details

The Legend of Black Mountain is Australian Aboriginal story, taken from Jean A. Ellis’ collection This is the Dreaming, is strictly speaking more lege...View Details

This week’s fairy tale is a Scottish story about a collective effort of good people to save the princess instead of one person doing it all. This is a...View Details

‘My Lady Sea’ is an ugly piece of folklore that pushes its female characters into an impossible position between a raging psychotic for a father and a...View Details

Mothers in the world of fairy tales are often considered to be an endangered species. This Mother’s Day special is a Scottish story of a mother’s dete...View Details

This Indian fairy tale begins when a ship encounters a storm at sea and promptly disintegrates. All hands on board are lost save for one young sailor,...View Details

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