English Fairy Tales
AND THE BEANSTALK
I smell the blood of an Englishman, Be he alive, or be he
dead, I'll have his bones to grind my bread." Yes its the classic
English fairy tale of a boy who climbs a magical beanstalk to battle a
giant in the sky.
STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS
little pigs and one wolf with some very good lungs.
giant is destroying the countryside and so a reward is offered for his
destruction. Jack takes up the mantle of hero and through a simple trap
slays the giant. But his victory brings more giants hungry for revenge
and the taste of Englishmen.
PIED PIPER OF FRANCHVILLE
an English town is tormented by rats a piper comes to the rescue,
playing a marry tune to lead the rats away but the when the town
refuses to pay the Pied Piper his due he comes back for revenge.
STORY OF THE THREE BEARS
people are familar with this story as having a little girl but in
Joseph Jacobs original telling it was an old lady and not a little girl
who stole the bears food.
English version of the Rumpelstiltskin story.
motivation and personalities of the fairies in Fairy Tales
A Writer's Guide to Fairies, Witches, and Vampires uses folklore and
belief to explore the backgrounds, motivations, and personality traits
people most commonly believed that fairies had.
This book will provide you with tools to understand the fairies in that
encyclopedia of fairies with short entries or the fairytales you love.
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