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Fairy Tale / Myth Retellings

Quotes from & about fairy tales

Fairytale Fashion

Fairytale Photography

Books and Reading-themed posts

Disney Princesses / Disney

Once Upon a Time - TV show

Grimm - TV show

Labyrinth - movie

The Last Unicorn - movie

Pan’s Labyrinth - movie


"After the Ball" - a short story by Sarah Cross, illustrations by Oona Pohjolainen

~The Fairy Tales~

Allerleirauh (aka Thousandfurs, All Kinds of Fur)

Alice in Wonderland

Bawang Putih Bawang Merah (aka Garlic and Shallots)


Beauty and the Beast

The Beauty with the Golden Hair

The Bee and the Orange Tree


The Blue Bird

The Boy Who Drew Cats

Brother and Sister

The Canary Prince



The Crane Wife

Cupid and Psyche


The Devil with the Three Golden Hairs

The Donkey (aka The Donkey Prince)

Donkey Cabbage

Donkey Skin

East of the Sun and West of the Moon

The Emperor’s New Clothes

The Fairies (aka Diamonds and Toads)

The Firebird

Fitcher’s Bird

The Flying Trunk

The Fox Sister

Frau Holle (aka Mother Holly)

The Frog Prince

The Frog Princess

The Girl who Trod on a Loaf

The Girl without Hands (aka The Girl with Silver Hands)

The Glass Coffin

Godfather Death

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The Goose Girl

The Goose Girl at the Well

The Green Serpent

Hans My Hedgehog

Hansel and Gretel

The Happy Prince

Heron Maiden (Sagi Musume)

Ileana Simziana (aka The Girl Who Pretended to be a Boy)

Ilya Muromets and Nightingale the Robber

Iron Hans

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack the Giant Killer

Jorinda and Joringel

The Juniper Tree

King Thrushbeard

Kongji and Patzzi

Koschei the Deathless

The Lady and the Lion (aka The Singing, Springing Lark)

The Little Match Girl

The Little Mermaid

Little Red Riding Hood

Madame d’Aulnoy’s Fairy Tales (various)

Maid Maleen

Momotarō (aka Peach Boy)

Mr. Fox

The Nightingale

The Nix of the Mill Pond

Old Rinkrank

One Thousand and One Nights (aka Arabian Nights)

Persephone and Hades myth

Peter Pan

The Pied Piper of Hamelin


Prince Lindworm

The Princess and the Frog

The Princess and the Pea

Princess Rosette

Puss in Boots

The Queen Bee


The Red Shoes

The Robber Bridegroom

The Rose Elf


Russian Fairy Tales (various)

The Scarlet Flower

The Seven Ravens

The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep

Six Swans

Sleeping Beauty

The Snow Maiden (aka Snegurochka)

The Snow Queen

Snow White

Snow White and Rose Red

Soria Moria Castle

The Star Talers (aka Star Money)

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

Strong Hans

Swan Lake

The Swan Maiden

The Swineherd

Tale of the Bamboo Cutter (Kaguya-hime)

The Tale of the Dead Princess and the Seven Knights

Tấm Cám (aka The Story of Tam and Cam)


The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Three Little Men in the Woods

The Three Little Pigs

The Three Princesses of Whiteland


Timun Mas (aka Golden Cucumber)

The Tinderbox

The Traveling Companion (aka The Fellow Traveler)

Tsar Saltan

The Twelve Brothers

The Twelve Dancing Princesses

The Two Brothers


Urashima Tarō

Vasilisa the Brave (aka Vasilisa the Beautiful)

The White Cat

The White Doe (aka The Doe in the Woods)

The White Snake

Wild Swans

The Wizard of Oz

The Wolf and the Seven Kids

The Yellow Dwarf

Yuki Onna (The Snow Woman)