The Lad Who Went To The North Wind

Once upon a time was an old widow who had a son. She was weak and feeble and she asked a son to go to the storehouse and bring some meal for cooking. But on his return from...

The Good Children

This is a Slovenian fairy tale. Today children around the world love Eastern Slavonians' fairy tales because they are full of wonders and miracles, kind and brave heroes. Once...

The Merry Wives

Long time ago there were 3 houses, where lived a tailor, a carpenter and a smith. They were married and their wives were friends. Every Sunday they went together to church to have...

The Tree

"The Tree" is told in past tense in the third person. The story takes place in Mount Meanalus in Arcadia, Greece. This mountain is considered to be haunted by Greek God Pan. The...

The Celestial Sisters

White Hawk was a hunter. He lived in the forest where were different kinds of animals. He was one of the most skillful and lucky hunters and every day he returned from the chase...

The Boy who Set a Snare for the Sun

At the time when the animals dominated in the earth, they had killed all the people but a girl and her little brother survived and lived in fear. The boy was a little pigmy and...

The Bunyip

The story tells about how a group of young hunters from one tribe went to find food. The main character - one of the young men promised his beloved girl that he will bring to her...

Iya, the camp-eater

Two hunters heard the voice of a crying child. One of them went to the tall grass and picked up a crying baby. He called the baby Wood-child. Another hunter was annoyed by scream...

Cat's Elopement

Relationships with nearest and friends, nature and environment - that's what you can find in Japanese fairy tales. During reading Japanese fairy tales, children learn how to...

The Mystery of the Grave-Yard

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890-1937) is an American writer, poet and journalist. He wrote horrors, mysterious and fantastic stories and also created the famous Cthulhu Mythos....

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