Folk and Fairy Tales

"Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again."
~ C. S. Lewis ~
'The Fairy Wood' - Henry Meynell Rheam

Online Libraries of Fairy Tales and Folktales

SurLaLune Fairy Tales - index of stories - by region
Grimm's Fairy Tales
The Grimm Brothers' Children's and Household Tales (Grimms' Fairy Tales) 
Folklore and Mythology Electronic Texts - University of Pittsburgh
World of Tales
Fairy Tales of the World
The Cinderella Bibliography

'Sleeping Beauty' - Henry Meynell Rheam

Fairy Tale Blogs

Fairy Tale News Blog -Gypsy Thornton
Myth and Moor - Terry Windling
Beyond the Dreamline - Faith Mudge
The Fairy Tale Blog
The Dark Forest - not current

'Hansel and Gretel' - Anton Pieck

Articles about Fairy Tales 

The Irresistible Psychology of Fairy Tales
The 10 Darkest and Most Disturbing Fairy Tales
Some fairy tales may be 6000 years old
The True Stories Behind Classic Fairy Tales
From tech to fetish, shoes in fairy tales are a mark of status
How 19th century fairy tales expressed anxieties about ecological devastation
Are the Stories Found in Folklore, Legend & Mythology Still Relevant?
Woodblocks in Wonderland - The Japanese Fairy Tale Series

Virginia Frances Sterrett

For Children

Happily Ever After: 17 Multicultural Fairy Tales to Delight Every Child


Australian Fairy Tale Society

'Vasilisa' - Seika Jones

Specific Fairy Tales

Baba Yaga / Vasilisa the Fair

The Enduring Allure of Baba Yaga, an Ancient Swamp Witch Who Loves to Eat People
Old Russia - Baba Yaga
Encyclopaedia Britannica - Baba Yaga 
Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Fair
Baba Yaga: The Wise Witch of Slavic Folklore
A Freaky Fairy Tale of Ancient Folklore: Vasilisa the Beautiful and Baba Yaga
Vasilisa the Brave, or Beautiful, or Wise, or Fair- a Russian Cinderella Story
Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave
Baba-Yaga and Vasilisa the Fair
Vasilisa the Beautiful
Vasilisa the Beautiful - SurLaLune Fairytales

Warwick Goble


Fairy Tale Art Collections 

Some more fairy tale art below.

Anton Pieck

Arthur Rackham

Briar Rose - Edward Burne-Jones

Edmund Dulac

Henry Justice Ford

Kay Neilsen

Margaret Evans Price

Kay Nielsen
Momotaro (Peach Boy) - Woodblock Print

Seika Jones