Folklore and Fairytales on the Web

The Web is a rich source of folklore and fairy tales from around the world. If you’re ever sitting around, wondering if the story of “The Little Tin Soldier” will still bring a tear to your eye, or just how much you and “The Princess and The Pea” have in common, you might want to check one of these sites:

Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales and Stories, here.

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Grimm’s Fairy Tales, here.

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Complete Blue Fairy Book

Complete Red Fairy Book

Complete Guide to Snow White (text, illustrations, issues, criticisms, illustrations, teaching guides)

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Subject Guide to Folklore from Around the World (excellent resource!), here.

Aesop’s Fables here.

Finally, there is a collection of links to many other resources here.

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4 Responses to Folklore and Fairytales on the Web

  1. Margot says:

    I just checked out a couple of these. What a great resource. I grew up with the Hans Christian Andersen stories and it was neat to see the whole list. Thanks, Jill.

  2. Vasilly says:

    Thanks for the links! I’ve decided that I would ease my kids into fairy tales this summer.

  3. I think I own ever Western fairy tale book there is. I’m also a children’s illustrator so I have the excuse. 🙂

  4. KateW says:

    Love this blog! It’s going on my blogroll. It’s fun to read and full of useful information.
    If you’ve ever wanted to write a fairy tale, check out my contest! It’s free, and you can win a prize! Be read by hundreds of college students!

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