ENG 225 - Children's Literature (Fairy Tales, Folklore, Myths, and Legends)

Your guide to fairy tales, legends, folklore, and myths from all over the world.

Myths and Legends

Myths and Legends

This podcasts brings you the folklore that has shaped our world.  Some episodes cover incredibly popular stories you think you know, but with surprising origins.  Others are stories that might be new to you, but are definitely worth a listen.  Click here to listen to stories about magic, kings, Vikings, urban legends, dragons, knights, princesses, and wizards.  

Myths, Legends, and Fairy Tales of India

Myths, Legends, and Fairytales of India

This podcast brings to you stories of kings and queens, of princes and fairies, of crafty wizards and magical beasts.  These are classic tales of adventure, magic and drama.  Listen here for classic Indian literature and folk tales.

Folklore and Fairy Tale Podcasts

Here are a few podcasts that might be of interest. Remember that most podcasts do not require you to download a listening tool, but some do.  Enjoy!

Grimm's Traditional Tales

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Perrault's Greatest Hits

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What the Folklore

What the Folklore?

This funny and sometimes irreverent podcast explores fairy tales and folklore with a comedic bent.  According to the editors, What the Folklore is a comedy podcast trying to make sense of nonsensical stories.  They deal in strange mythology and folktales from around the globe.

The Folklore Podcast

The Folklore Podcast

This podcast features monthly guests from the field of folklore studies discussing traditional folklore themes from around the world.  Listen here for an informed and interesting take on folklore and fairy tales.

American Indian Folklore


Listen to legends and stories passed down by generations of Native Americans living in the Lake Superior region as collected in the 1830s by Henry R. Schoolcraft here.

Aesop's Fables

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