Saturday, August 12, 2017
Solar Eclipse Myths
Anybody else getting excited for the solar eclipse coming on August 21? Over at timeanddate.com , they have not only a countdown but a list...
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Merfolk of Scandinavia
Merpeople are such a fascinating study- I've been reading all about different tales and beliefs about the Sea Spirits of Scandinavia in ...
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Jazzmeia Horn: East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)-Fairy Tale Titles
I was excited to see a fairy tale title-and a refreshingly not overused one at that-as the title of a new jazz song by Jazzmeia Horn. The l...
Friday, July 21, 2017
Fairy Tales Illustrated by Carl Offterdinger
Just discovered the illustrations of Carl Offterdinger , 1829-1889. I think my favorite might be the one focusing on Hansel below, dropping...
Friday, July 14, 2017
Around the Web
Really enjoyed this post on Visualizing Wonder by Heidi Grether, What Are You So Afraid Of? A Rapunzel Analysis . Grether shares that Rapunz...
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Advice Wanted: Best Fairy Tale Books for Young Children
We were given a book of Disney nursery rhymes and fairy tales for Pearson. One story in there is that of "Little Red Riding Minnie.&qu...
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Diamonds and Toads and Cats
I was surprised to find, in Puss in Boots and Other Cat Tales From Around the World , a category dedicated to "The Kind and Unkind Girl...
Monday, June 19, 2017
Christophe Gans' Beauty and the Beast Film
I'm thrilled that Christophe Gans' Beauty and the Beast , starring Vincent Cassel and Lea Seydeux, is available on Netflix, since th...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Prince(s) and the Pea
I've heard of tales related to Princess and the Pea in which other women were so delicate that even flower petals, moonbeams, and sound...
Monday, June 5, 2017
Myths and Legends Podcast
Normally, I prefer to read old fashioned, physical books over any other form of reading-including from a Kindle or listening to audiobooks. ...
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