A Crow is a Crow for Ever

A Crow is a Crow for Ever

A tale of one greedy bishop, a very clever crow, and dead cat for dinner.

The Elder Tree Mother

The Elder Tree Mother

This story is taken from The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen – Illustrated by Kay Nielsen. It was a project that took Nielsen twelve years to complete, and his illustrations perfectly capture the other-worldly spirit […]

The Giant who had no Heart in his Body

Posted in News

This tale is from East of the Sun and West of the Moon – Old Tales From the North. A collection of Nordic and Norwegian folklore, edited and collated by Peter Christen Asbjørnsen and Jørgen Engebretsen Moe. […]

Old Man Coyote and Summer in a Bag

Posted in Seasonal, Story Time, Summer

This tale is taken from The Wonder Garden – Nature Myths and Tales – Illustrated by Milo Winter. Written by Frances Jenkins Olcott, it’s a collection of over 150 nature myths and tales from all parts […]

Harebells

Harebells

Posted in Spring, Story Time

A field-flower warning, bluebells luminous as evening skies, and a journey to the summit of all things.

The Twelve Brothers

The Twelve Brothers

A tale of twelve coffins, a girl with a gold star in the middle of her forehead and an accidental curse with a heavy price.

The Beauty of the Lily

The Beauty of the Lily

Posted in Spring, Story Time

This delightful tale is taken from The Wonder Garden – Nature Myths and Tales – Illustrated by Milo Winter. Written by Frances Jenkins Olcott, it’s a collection of over 150 nature myths and tales from all […]

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp

The original story of the cunning magician, two frightful genies, and a cup of poisoned wine. From our new book The Illustrated Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp showcasing 120 illustrations from 20 different artists from the […]

The Doom of Loki and His Children

The Doom of Loki and His Children

Posted in Norse Tales, Story Time

  The story of three foul offspring, a magic thread made from the breath of a fish, and a venomous punishment.   The Doom of Loki and His Children A Norse Tale IT seemed a strange […]

The Six Swans

The Six Swans

Six years of silence, six little shirts of star-flowers, and an escape from death by fire. The Six Swans A Brothers Grimm Tale A KING was once hunting in a large wood, and pursued his game […]

The Seven Ravens

The Seven Ravens

  The story of a wish come true, a brave and bold sister, and an adventure to the glass mountain.   The Seven Ravens A Brothers Grimm Tale THERE was once a Man who had seven […]

Beaumont’s Beauty and the Beast or La Belle et La Bête- A French Fairy Tale

Beaumont’s Beauty and the Beast or La Belle et La Bête- A French Fairy Tale

Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont first published Beauty and the Beast in 1756, as ‘a tale for the entertainment of juvenile readers.’ It first appeared under the title of La Belle et La Bête in response to […]