Fairies and Fairy Tales

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German Fairy Tales
Swedish Fairy Tales
Norwegian Fairy Tales
French Fairy Tales
English Fairy Tales

Celtic Fairy Tales
Celtic Fairies
Welsh Fairy Tales
Irish Fairy Tales

Fairy Blog
Fairy Songs
Writing Resources

Finnish Mythology
Estonian Mythology
Mari-El Fairy Tales
Baltic Fairy Tales

Greek Fairy Tales
Roman Mythology

Slavic Mythology
Russian Monsters
Russian Fairy Tales
Polish Fairy Tales

Japanese Fairy Tales

Tales of Other Lands
List of Fairies
Chinese Folk Tales

Fairy Tales for Kids
Children's Dutch Fairy Tales
Fairy Tales Every Child Should Know

Fairy Tale Interpretation

Celtic Fairy Tales and Fairies

Celtic Fairies

Welsh Fairy Tales
Learn about Welsh Fairies

Irish Fairy Tales

Manx Fairy Tales
THE belief in Fairies or Elves was formerly very prevalent in the Isle of Man, and cannot be said to have altogether died out even at the present day. The Manx conception of a Fairy seems to be very much the same as that in other Celtic lands, with, perhaps, a tinge of the somewhat more sombre Scandinavian superstition. They are supposed to be like human beings in form and feature, though very much smaller and more delicately constructed. At a distance they seem to be handsome, but on closer inspection they are often found to be decrepit and withered.

Understanding the Celtic Fairies in Fairy Tales, 
ch 1 - Origins of the Celtic people.

Dark forests rise like cresting waves up and down the mountain and hill side before crashing at last into the sea. The stillness of this dark forest is broken only the sound of a fairies song which could be heard, long after the forests gave way to farm and fields. 

In 1877 Queen Victoria took a boat out to a small island in center of Loch Maree and there like hundreds even thousands before her she nailed a coin into an old tree, a votive offering for the fairy within in return that her wish might be granted. Nearby sat a pool which was said to have cured people of lunacy at one time, and a small glade of trees in which ancient rituals had been performed only a few hundred years before.
A Short List of Stories

An old man is punished by the fairies for misusing some money they gave to him.

An explination of the symbol of Wales

Kaddy's Luck
Luck granted to a girl by the fairy folk.

A fairy tale of the friendship between the King of Wales and the King of the Fairies, in this story they switch places earch ruling the others land so that the King of Wales may slay a mortal enemy of the fairy king.

Some Fairies battle the evil of an wicked witch.

Discover the motivation and personalities of the fairies in Fairy Tales
Writer's Guide to Fairies

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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