JACK AND THE BEANSTALK "Fee-fi-fo-fum,
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.
JACK THE GIANT-KILLER A
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.
THE PIED PIPER OF FRANCHVILLE When
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.
THE STORY OF THE THREE BEARS Most
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.
TOM TIT TOT The English version of the Rumpelstiltskin story.
About Fairies Read
A series of tales about and from the perspective of fairies. These are
a series of individual short tales which together tell the
tale of how fairies compete and manipulate the world around them.
The story of ancient European fairies of the ancient and primal