The Queen Bee – A Fairy Tale by the Brothers Grimm

The Queen Bee – A Fairy Tale by the Brothers Grimm –  ONCE upon a time two King’s sons set out to seek adventures and fell into such a wild kind of life that they did […]

St. George of Merrie England – The Story of St. George and the Dragon

St. George of Merrie England – The Story of St. George and the Dragon

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Discover the ancient story of St. George and the Dragon. Centuries old, this tale, retold by Flora Annie Steel tells the story of the patron saint of England, Saint George. Follow his journey as he saves […]

Tiny Tim – The Story of A Christmas Carol

Tiny Tim – The Story of A Christmas Carol

An old miser with a heart of stone, the spirits of Christmas past, present and future, and a small miracle on Christmas day.   Tiny Tim – The Story of A Christmas Carol – Retold by […]

The Story of King Frost – A Winter Tale

The Story of King Frost – A Winter Tale

  A little girl lost in the cold, the King of the red-noses, and a dress all glittering with silver and gold.   The Story of King Frost – A Winter Tale – THERE was once […]

Tweeny Bunting – A Fairy Story

Tweeny Bunting – A Fairy Story

The short tale of a lost fairy, the land of snows, and a job with Jack Frost.   Tweeny Bunting – A Fairy Story – Tweeny Bunting was a lost fairy. There are many good things […]

The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale

The tale of a pretty young girl, a pair of fine new shoes, and a lesson about the consequences of selfishness. The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf – A Hans Christian Andersen Tale –  so […]

The Witch – A Tale by Andrew Lang

The Witch – A Tale by Andrew Lang

An evil stepmother, a witch the size of a house, and a forest that grows from a comb.   The Witch – A Tale by Andrew Lang – ONCE upon a time there was a peasant […]

The Dream of Maxen Wledig – A Welsh Fairy Tale

The Dream of Maxen Wledig – A Welsh Fairy Tale

An afternoon nap on a hot summer’s day, a beautiful game of chess, and the fairest lady in all the world   The Dream of Maxen Wledig – A Welsh Fairy Tale – MAXEN WLEDIG was […]

The Golden Goose – A Brothers Grimm Tale

The Golden Goose – A Brothers Grimm Tale

  A goose of golden feathers,  a band of merry followers, and a princess who would not laugh.   The Golden Goose – A Brothers Grimm Tale –  THERE was once a man who had three […]

The Wooing of Pomona – An Autumn Story

The Wooing of Pomona – An Autumn Story

  The Keeper-of-All-the-Orchards-in-the-World, a shape-shifting lover, and an abundance of beautiful autumn fruit.   THE WOOING OF POMONA – An Autumn Story –   ONCE upon a time, in the happy days of old, Vertumnus, Keeper-of-All-the-Orchards-in-the-World, […]

A Daughter of the Moon – A Japanese Fairy Tale

A Daughter of the Moon – A Japanese Fairy Tale

A tiny fairy in a bamboo stem, five impossible tasks, and a bottle of the elixir of life.   A Daughter of the Moon – A Japanese Fairy Tale –    In bygone days, ever so long […]

The Magical Art of Arthur Rackham – An Illustrated Book List

The Magical Art of Arthur Rackham – An Illustrated Book List

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Uncover the illustrated world of Arthur Rackham, with fifteen magical books full of his famous fairies and gnarled trees.  Arthur Rackham was one of the most celebrated artists of the British Golden Age of Illustration; an […]