"Deeper meaning resides in the fairy tales told me in my childhood than in any truth that is taught in life."

-Friederich von Schiller

 

 

 

MARMALADE

 SKIES

 

 

 

Picture yourself in a boat on a river,
With tangerine trees and marmalade skies
...

-Lennon and McCartney

 

Hyperlinks  to Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

From Around the Globe

(Grades K-5)

 

Spinning Straw into Gold!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit These Sites on the Web

 

 

 

 

International Collections of Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

 

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts2.html

http://www.cozy-corner.com/book/italiantales.htm

http://teachers.westport.k12.ct.us/resource/myths.htm

http://fairytales4u.com/idx00.htm

http://www.accd.edu/sac/lrc/librns/tina/folklore.htm#fairy

http://library.thinkquest.org/03oct/01781/myweb5/more__facts_about_fairytales.htm

http://collaboratory.nunet.net/nssd112/oakterrace/imc/tales.html

http://www.2020site.org/robbinhood/

http://www.nvo.com/ecnewletter/reading/

http://www.darsie.net/talesofwonder/indextxt.html

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/folktexts.html

http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang/289.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

African Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

 

http://www.gymmuenchenstein.ch/stalder/texts/reading_1fi/african_fairy_tales.htm

http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/africa.html

http://www.wildlifeafrica.co.za/africatales.html

Motherland Nigeria Stories http://www.motherlandnigeria.com/stories.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://people.musc.edu/~adelmaas/Baumian/American_Fairy_Tales.html

 

 

 

 

"Well done is better than well said" - Benjamin Franklin

 

 

 

Chinese Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.newton.mec.edu/Angier/DimSum/Chinese%20Folktales.html

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/china.html

 

 

 

 

Czechoslovakian Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/webbin/book/browse?type=lcsubc&key=Fairy%20tales%20--%20Czechoslovakia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Danish Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

Hans Christian Andersen: Fairy Tales and Stories http://HCA.Gilead.org.il/

http://www.4to40.com/folktales/default.asp?article=folktales_index&counter=10

 

 

"My People Were Fair and Had Sky in Their Hair"

-Marc Bolan

 

 

 

 

Dutch Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/world/readfile?fk_files=16838

 

 

 

 

English Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://wiredforbooks.org/kids.htm

http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php3?author=steel&book=english&story=_contents

http://www.authorama.com/english-fairy-tales-1.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

French Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.mythfolklore.net/andrewlang/green.htm

http://www.illuminated-books.com/books/french.htm

http://www.rosemarylake.com/

http://www.pitt.edu/~dash/perrault05.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

German Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.fln.vcu.edu/grimm/grimm_menu.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indian Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/ift/ift04.htm

 

 

 

 

Indonesian Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.geocities.com/kesumawijaya/

 

 

 

 

Irish Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.sacred-texts.com/neu/yeats/fip/

 

 

 

 

 

"To be Irish is to know that in the end the world will break your heart."

-John F. Kennedy

 

 

 

Japanese Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://durendal.org:8080/jft/

http://www.origami-tsuru.com/crane3.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Korean Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://ieas.berkeley.edu/cks/k12/lesplan2_fai.doc

 

 

 

 

Mexican Folk Tales and Fairy Tales (Bi-lingual)

Magic Tales of Mexico 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Middle East Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.google.com/Top/Society/Folklore/Literature/Tales/Fairy_Tales/World_Tales/Middle_Eastern/

 

 

 

 

Norwegian Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://oaks.nvg.org/lg4ra2.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Persian Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.cais-soas.com/CAIS/Mythology/simorgh_story.htm

 

 

 

 

Polish Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://info-poland.buffalo.edu/web/arts_culture/literature/tales/knights/link.shtml

 

 

 

 

Romanian Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.dragonrest.net/romanian/fairytales.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Russian Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.lacquerbox.com/tales.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scandinavian Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

http://www.northvegr.org/family/hfairy/008.php

 

 

 

 

 

"Sometimes fairy stories may say best what's to be said."

-C. S. Lewis

 

 

 

FYI

 

"Once upon a Time"

This classic opening line for fairy tales originated in England. Parliament ordered that all fairy tales begin this way in order to let children know that that the story they were about to experience was not true.

 

 

 

 

 

...And They Lived Happily Ever After