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Folk and Fairy Tales

This guide lists books, databases, indexes and web resources that provide information on folk and fairy tales.

Fairy Tale Collections


13 Goblins Dorothy Gladys Spicer

The Authentic Mother Goose Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes. Jacques Barchilon

The Big Green Book. Robert Graves

The Blue Fairy Book. Andrew Lang

A Book of Giant Stories . Compiled by Kathleen Adams and Frances Elizabeth Atchinson

The Brown Fairy Book. Andrew Lang

Castles and Dragons: Read-to-yourself Fairy Tales for Boys and Girls. Child Study Association of America

A Children's Treasury of Folk and Fairy Tales. Edited and adapted by Eric Protter

The Classic Fairy Tales. Compiled by Iona and Peter Opie

Complete Fairy Tales. Oscar Wilde

Contes et légendes. par H. A. Guerber

The Double Knights; More Tales from Round the World. James McNeill

Elijah's Violin and Other Jewish Fairy Tales. Selected and retold by Howard Schwartz

Elves and Ellefolk; Tales of the Little People. Natalia M. Belting

The Enchanted Book. Stories selected by Alice Dalgliesh

Eric Carle's Treasury of Classic Stories for Children by Aesop, Hans Christian Andersen, and the Brothers Grimm 

Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimar Days Collected Utopian Tales

The Fairy Tale Bedtime Collection

Fairy Tales. Berlie Doherty

The Fairy Tales of Hermann Hesse

Favorite Fairy Tales. Katy Keck Arnsteen

Flower Fables. Louisa May Alcott

The Golden Lynx, and Other Tales. Selected by Augusta Baker

The Grey Fairy Book. Edited by Andrew Lang

A Handful of Beans : Six Fairy Tales. Retold by Jeanne Steig

Her Stories : African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales. Told by Virginia Hamilton

Hey! Listen to This : Stories to Read Aloud. Edited by Jim Trelease

Jack Kent's Happy-ever-after Book

The Lady of the Linden Tree. Barbara Leonie Picard

The Light Princess, and Other Tales, Being the Complete Fairy Stories of George Macdonald

The Mathematical Princess, and Other Stories. Robert Nye

Midsummer Magic : a Garland of Stories, Charms, and Recipes. Compiled by Ellin Greene

Not One Damsel in Distress : World Folktales for Strong Girls. Collected and told by Jane Yolen

The Old-fashioned Storybook. Selections by Betty Ann Schwartz and Leon Archibald

Once Upon a Time in Rhyme: 28 Folk and Fairy Tale Poems and Songs. Meish Goldish

Parade of Stories. Compiled by Esther M. Bjoland

A Penny a Day. Walter De la Mare

Pepper and Salt. Howard Pyle

Peter and the Troll Baby. by Jan Wahl

Pink Fairy Book. Collected by Andrew Lang

Real Fairies and Other Tales. Illustrated by Jane Launchbury

Red Fairy Book. Collected and edited by Andrew Lang

The Red Fairy Book. Andrew Lang

Tales From Times Past. Edited by Bryan Holme

The Talking Tree; Fairy Tales from 15 Lands. Selected by Augusta Baker

A Telling of the Tales: Five Stories. William J. Brooke

Told Under the Green Umbrella: Favorite Folk Tales, Fairy Tales, and Legends. Association for Childhood Education International

Tricky Peik, and Other Picture Tales. Selected by Jeanne B. Hardendorff

The Violet Fairy Book. Andrew Lang.

Wise Women : Folk and Fairy Tales from Around the World. Retold and edited by Suzanne I. Barchers

The Woman in the Moon and Other Tales of Forgotten Heroines. James Riordan

Womenfolk and Fairy Tales. Edited by Rosemary Minard

The Wonder Clock : Or, Four & Twenty Marvellous Tales, Being One for Each Hour of the Day. Written & illustrated by Howard Pyle

The Writings of Oscar Wilde: Poems, Short Stories, Plays, Novels, Fairy Tales, Letters, Dialogues and Philosophy

The Yellow Fairy Book. Andrew Lang.