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 […]

Top 6 Female Authors and Illustrators to Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

Top 6 Female Authors and Illustrators to Celebrate Women’s Equality Day

In 1971, American Congress officially stated August 26th as Women’s Equality Day. 2019 is the 99th anniversary of women winning the right to vote, and so in celebration of Women’s Equality Day, we’re bringing you our […]

The Shee an Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire

The Shee an Gannon and the Gruagach Gaire

A five-headed giant, twelve brutal slayings and a laugh so loud the whole world heard it. This week we have a special treat. An Irish tale collected in Joseph Jacobs ‘Celtic Fairy Tales‘. Shee an Gannon […]

The Fisherman and the Genie – An Arabian Nights Tale

The Fisherman and the Genie – An Arabian Nights Tale

The Fisherman and the Genie is a tale from The Arabian Nights. This tale tells of a humble fisherman meeting a vengeful and bitter genie, a different type of genie than the one we are used […]

Ballade of the Bookworm – A Poem by Andrew Lang

Ballade of the Bookworm – A Poem by Andrew Lang

Ballade of the Bookworm – A Poem by Andrew Lang Ballade of the Bookworm Far in the Past I peer, and see A Child upon the Nursery floor, A Child with books upon his knee, Who […]

Johnnie and Grizzle – The English Hansel and Gretel

Johnnie and Grizzle – The English Hansel and Gretel

To celebrate National Storytelling Week we are kicking off our new and exciting project; Fortnightly Fairy Tale – whereby we will be sharing with you a wonderful fairy tale, on a fortnightly basis. To receive these fabulous folklore stories from times […]