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Akron Adventures | A Mystery Podcast for Kids

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

The Akron Adventures Podcast is a series of fictionalized mysteries for children of all ages inspired by real historical events and locations across the city of Akron and its neighborhoods. The… Read More

Cozy Classics

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

Cozy Classics is a board book series that reconstitutes classic novels as 12-word primers. Check out these crafty modern takes on classic tales and easy readers! Learn more here.

The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine | A Mark Twain Fairy Tale

Published: Oct 5th, 2017

Check out this video about the newly discovered unfinished fairy tale by Mark Twain! Author Philip Stead and illustrator Erin Stead explain how they finished Mark Twain’s tale.

Fairy Tale Virtual Reality Game

Published: Sep 28th, 2017

Have you ever wanted to play a game in the world of Baba Yaga? Check out this video on a game based on just that! As creator Ekaterina Muravevskaia describes,… Read More

Jewell Parker Rhodes is coming to Gainesville!

Published: Aug 5th, 2017

Acclaimed author Jewell Parker Rhodes is coming to Gainesville this fall. She will be gracing us with her presence at Smathers Library East Room 100 on Tuesday, September 26th at 2:00pm.… Read More

Little Red Riding Hood Reimagined

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Have you ever wondered what your classic fairy tales would look like if your favorite painter reimagined them? The Fairy Tale News Blog has a few great examples to show… Read More

Little Red Riding Hood – The Tale You Thought You Knew

Published: Jul 2nd, 2017

Through the American Library Association’s Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship, Angela Reynolds, a Nova Scotian librarian, was able to complete some stunning research on the legendary fairy tale, Little Red Riding Hood.… Read More

Summer School for Fairy Tales!

Published: Jul 2nd, 2017

Looking for something fun, educational, and interesting to do during your summer vacation? The Carterhaugh School of Folklore and the Fantastic offers a 10-Lesson Summer Course for the Curious, The… Read More

The Crane Girl

Published: May 14th, 2017

Haikus need not be relegated to poetry only. In the Japanese-inspired fairy tale The Crane Girl, Curtis Manley interweaves haikus within the story’s narrative to provide profound insight into the characters’ true… Read More

Brothers Grimm with a Social Media Twist

Published: May 2nd, 2017

When something is a classic it will live on forever because it is just that good. However, there is no rule that states that a classic can’t be updated to… Read More