How Peeping Kate was Piskey-Led – A Cornish Fairy Tale

How Peeping Kate was Piskey-Led – A Cornish Fairy Tale

A long Halloween night, a Piskey in a barn, and a troop of Spriggans holding an Elfin Fair. How Peeping Kate was Piskey-Led – A Cornish Fairy Tale –  ’T IS Hallowe’en Night, Teddy, my boy. […]

The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo – A Just So Story

The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo – A Just So Story

Three Gods, a Kangaroo that wished to be different, and a hungry Dingo that wouldn’t quit.  The Sing-Song of Old Man Kangaroo – A Just So Story – NOT always was the Kangaroo as now we […]

The Story of The Bird Feng – A Chinese Fairy Tale

The Story of The Bird Feng – A Chinese Fairy Tale

A mysterious and beautiful maiden, a bamboo flute, and a bird of many colours. The Story of The Bird Feng – A Chinese Fairy Tale –  IN the Book of the Ten Thousand Wonders there are […]

The Goose Girl – A Brothers Grimm Tale

The Goose Girl – A Brothers Grimm Tale

A talking horse, a false bride, and a princess with hair of gold. The Goose Girl  – A Brothers Grimm Tale –  ONCE upon a time there lived an old Queen, whose husband had been dead […]

The Son of Seven Queens – An Indian Fairy Tale

The Son of Seven Queens – An Indian Fairy Tale

 Seven Queens living in a dungeon, a white witch disguised as a hind, and fourteen eyeballs on a string. The Son of Seven Queens – An Indian Fairy Tale –  ONCE upon a time there lived […]

The True History of Little Golden Hood – A British Tale

The True History of Little Golden Hood – A British Tale

A journey through the wood, a wolf disguised as a Granny, and a magical golden hood. The True History of Little Golden Hood – A British Tale –  YOU know the tale of poor Little Red […]

The Dancing Water – A Sicilian Fairy Tale

The Dancing Water – A Sicilian Fairy Tale

A boy with a star on his forehead, a girl with a moon on her brow, and a deer as a guardian. The Dancing Water, The Singing Apple, and The Speaking Bird – A Sicilian Fairy […]

The Three Little Pigs – An English Fairy Tale

The Three Little Pigs – An English Fairy Tale

Three little pigs building three little houses, and a very hungry wolf that meets a sticky ending.    The Three Little Pigs  – An English Tale –  ONCE upon a time there was an old sow […]

The Yellow Dwarf – A French Fairy Tale

The Yellow Dwarf – A French Fairy Tale

A marriage promised to a small trickster, an ugly Desert Fairy, and a pair of lovers eternally bound together by a mermaid.    The Yellow Dwarf – A French Fairy Tale –  THERE was once a […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – A Shakespearean Fairy Tale

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – A Shakespearean Fairy Tale

The spellbinding tale of forest nymphs, four charmed lovers, and a fairy queen who falls in love with an ass.   A Midsummer’s Nights Dream – A Shakespearean Fairy Tale – – By Charles Lamb – THERE […]

The White Cat – A Brothers Grimm Tale

The White Cat – A Brothers Grimm Tale

Three tasks set by the King, a court of hands, and a beautiful white cat. The White Cat   – A Brothers Grimm Tale –  There was once a King who had three sons, all handsome and […]

A Little Girl in a Book – A Fairy Story

A Little Girl in a Book – A Fairy Story

A sweet tale of a little girl after an adventure and a journey inside a storybook.  A Little Girl in a Book  A Fairy Story  CHRISTABEL was a little girl who read a great many books. […]