Our Favourite Fae Fairy Tales

Our Favourite Fae Fairy Tales

In celebration of all things magical, we are sharing our favourite fae fairy tales with you. The term ‘fairy tale’ has been used to describe the genre since the seventeenth century, when the pioneering French writer, […]

Beautiful Fairy Books for International Fairy Day

Beautiful Fairy Books for International Fairy Day

To celebrate Fairy Day, we would like to share with you some of the most beautiful fairy books, full of fae, piskies, nymphs, and sprites to enchant any reader. From children’s stories and fairy tales to […]

Fairy Tale Friendships: Tales of Best Friends in Classic Fairy Stories

Fairy Tale Friendships: Tales of Best Friends in Classic Fairy Stories

Many fairy tales feature stories of romantic love and extraordinary adventure, but for #NationalBestFriendsDay we invite you to uncover some classic stories of best friends in fairy tales. From the heat of the desert to the […]

The Queen Bee – A Fairy Tale by the Brothers Grimm

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 […]

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, […]