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Folklore, Myth, and Legend

Aesops Fables

Brief versions of over 300 fables, from the edition by George Fyler Townsend.

By Hans Christian Andersen

Texts and some links to H.C. Andersen information.

Blue Fairy Book

Red Fairy Book

Yellow Fairy Book

Violet Fairy Book

Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts

Edited and/or translated by D.L. Ashliman. An interesting miscellany af little-known tales; mostly oriental and Nordic.

Good Stories for Great Holidays

This 1914 book by Frances Jenkins Olcott includes folktales, myths, and historical stories. The Web version is from The University of Virginia Electronic Text Center

Stories to Tell to Children: Fifty-One Stories With Some Suggestions for Telling

How to Tell Stories to Children, and Some Stories to Tell

Books by Sara Cone Bryant, with a good selection of traditional tales, and old favorites.

Myths and Legends of the Sioux

Compiled by Marie L. McLaughlin (1916)

Old Indian Legends

Zitkala-Sa [aka Gertrude Simmons Bonnin]. Stories of Iktomi and other legends of the Dakotas (1901)

19th-Century German Stories

Struwwelpeter, Busch, Grimm Brothers in German- and English-language versions, often with illustrations. From the Foreign Language Department - Virginia Commonwealth University.


the Puppetry Home Page

The Puppetry Home Page is a free resource for the puppetry community and is dedicated to helping people connect with the world of puppetry.