This week’s story comes from Thistle & Thyme: Tales & Legends from Scotland by Sorche Nic Leodhas. This is a story of a beekeeper who lives al...View Details

The Four Clever Brothers is a story of four skilled brothers, a stolen princess, and an angry dragon. The brothers set out to learn their crafts in th...View Details

The Red Shoes is a story of a young girl who puts on a pair of red shoes that will not allow her to stop dancing; she must dance and dance, in a grote...View Details

Jorinde and Joringel is a German fairy tale. The plot is set in motion when they accidentally stray onto the property of a witch, who punishes them fo...View Details

The Goblins at the Bath House is an Estonian fairy tale, taken from Ruth Manning-Sanders’ A Book of Ghosts and Goblins. It is a story of what a clever...View Details

The Seven Leavenings is a Palestinian story and is taken from Angela Carter’s Book of Fairy Tales. The story is about an old woman who is a baker, a s...View Details

The Tinderbox is a literary fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen about a soldier who acquires a magic tinderbox capable of summoning three powerful d...View Details

This folktale from Arunachal Pradesh’s (India) Mishmi tribe speaks about the origin of weaving, how the art of weaving was shared from the first weave...View Details

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

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