Tag Archives: Fairy tales

Poetry picks, day 5

In the run-up to National Poetry Day on October 1st, I am sharing some poems that I hope will have wide appeal.  Today’s poems are by [...]

World Bee Day

It’s World Bee Day today.  Thinking about these vital pollinators reminds me of a tale called The Bee-Man of Orn.  Written by the Am [...]

Retelling lesser known fairy tales

There are many traditional tales that feature a brave or fearless heroine. However, many of these stories are not that well known, even thou [...]

International Children’s Book Day & Hans Christian Andersen

Annually, on the 2nd of April we celebrate International Children’s Book Day. Each year a different National Section of IBBY sponsors the [...]

Fairy tales from over the sea

Recent news reports have raised concerns about the decline of language learning in our schools, so with World Book Day fast approaching, her [...]

Fairy tales around the world

We have recently added to our Traditional Tales section a series of Beloved Tales published by Raintree.  These are collections, in one sli [...]

Challenging stereotypes through fairy tales

    Ensuring that the books we share with children include characters which represent our diverse world can be difficult when it comes to [...]
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