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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 – 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

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine has been voted one of the top indie games of the year! Here is Game Informer‘s take on this ground-breaking game: “Envisioned as “a bleak American folktale, Where… Read More

“Grimm Contact” Fairy Tale Series

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Laura Zalenga is a Southern German self-taught photographer. Her series entitled Grimm Compact, showcases intimate portraits from iconic fairytales. The photographer on her work: “Whenever we see a girl with a… Read More

Fairy Tale Roundup Newsletter!

Published: Apr 20th, 2017

Can you really have too much of a good thing? If we are speaking about fairy tales then the answer is a resounding NO. One can never have too many… Read More

“Beauty and the Beast” Fever!

Published: Mar 17th, 2017

“Tale as old as time…” It seems nowadays everyone has Beauty and the Beast fever! Thank goodness that the film will be released today, March 17, 2017! Many outstanding creations will coincide with the… Read More

Same Text, New Look: Resurrecting the Classics of Childhood

Published: Jan 5th, 2017

We have a special treat coming to Smathers Library East (Room 100) on Thursday, February 9, 2017. Frances Gilbert will be coming to give a talk entitled Same Text, New Look:… Read More

Tianrui Geng’s Bædtime Stories!

Published: Dec 6th, 2016

Time to shine a light on one of our amazing UF alums, Tianrui Geng ’16 MFA (Graphic Design)! Tianrui’s thesis, Bædtime Stories, is a collection of books which highlights her love… Read More