A woman gets a daughter, Uletka, by striking a deal with the Sun, to return the child back when she is twelve years old. Sun takes the girl back but a...View Details

The Witch and the Sister of the Sun is taken from Alexander Afanasyev’s Russian Fairy Folk Tales. Fleeing from an evil witch, Ivan Tsarevitch gallops ...View Details

The Palace of the Seven Little Hills is a story of breaking curses after curses. It is almost like a duel between the two women in their separate towe...View Details

This story is from Sudan and is taken from Ruth Manning Sanders’ 1973 collection, A Book of Sorcerers and Spells. It is a story of abuse of power vs s...View Details

This is a Scottish fairy tale with a protagonist, who is a master baker, a woman so talented that every event of significance for miles around is cons...View Details

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

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