Best Fairy Tales podcasts we could find (Updated March 2019)
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Talking animals, wicked stepmothers, valiant tailors, cruel witches! Sixty-two stories that feature familiar figures like Hansel and Gretel, Rapunzel, Rumplestiltskin, The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Snow-White and Rose Red as well as lesser-known characters like The White Snake, Sweetheart Roland and Clever Elsie are contained in this volume of Grimms' Fairy Tales by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. The original volume published in 1812 contained more than 85 tales and this number kept increasing ...
 
Published in 1894, The Yellow Fairy Book is the fourth installment in the series of fairytale collections known as Andrew Lang's “Coloured” Fairy Books and is comprised of stories collected from various foreign language sources including French, German, English, Scottish, Russian, and Polish. Moreover, the tales not only intend to entertain, but also offer an underlying didactic purpose, as many of the stories place an important emphasis on righteous behavior. Featuring 48 stories, The Yello ...
 
This is a collection of well known fairy tales by various authors, including the Brothers Grimm, Charles Perrault and many others.
 
Andrew Lang’s Brown Fairy Book (1904) was a beautifully produced and illustrated edition of fairy tales that has become a classic. This was one of many other collections of fairy tales, collectively known as Andrew Lang’s Fairy Books.
 
Nine original and, yes, unlikely fairy-tales, which include stories of the arithmetic fairy, the king who became a charming villa-residence and the dreadful automatic nagging machine. All are classic-Nesbit: charming, novel and not afraid to squeeze in a moral or two — told with proper fairy-tale style. Summary by Cori
 
Compiled by an American missionary, West African Folk Tales by William H Barker is a delightful collection of folk tales from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania and other countries along the west coast of Africa. These stories spread in various forms to other countries like the West Indies, Suriname, the Netherland Antilles, etc and can be still heard today among the people of these countries. West African Folk Tales is a wonderful read for both young people and older readers alike. The storie ...
 
Fairytales, stories and folktales from the mouths of storytellers around the world. For parents, children, families, librarians, teachers and people who are obsessed with "once upon a time" and "happily ever after". Gathering folktales from around the world with princesses, ghosts, clever Jacks and giants. Grimm Download the MP3, Apple Podcasts, iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher or listen at www.storystorypodcast.com. The Stories Podcast, The Story Podcast, Reading With Your Kids Podcast, Sto ...
 
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You think you know the story…But do you really? Every other Saturday, Tales presents ancient fairy tales the way they were originally told: orally, and unadulterated. Tales is part of the Parcast Network and is a Cutler Media production.
 
This book is an early collection of ten well-known fairy tales. It is thought to have begun the genre of fairy tales.
 
Tales of Old Japan by Lord Redesdale is a collection of short stories focusing on Japanese life of the Edo period (1603 - 1868). It contains a number of classic Japanese stories, fairy tales, and other folklore; as well as Japanese sermons and non-fiction pieces on special ceremonies in Japanese life, such as marriage and harakiri, as observed by Lord Redesdale. The best know story of these is "The Forty-seven Ronins" a true account of samurai revenge as it happened at the beginning of 18th ...
 
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Sleep With Me
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Insomnia? Mind racing at night? Worries keeping you up? Tune in for a bedtime story that lets you forget your problems and progressively gets more boring until you fall to sleep. So get in bed, press play, close your eyes, and drift off into dreamland.
 
On the Stories Podcast, we perform a new story for your children every week. The stories range from retellings of fairy tales like Snow White to classic stories like Peter Rabbit and even completely original works. Everything is G rated and safe for all ages. The perfect kids podcast for imaginative families. Whether you’re driving with your children or just want to limit your kids’ screen time, Stories Podcast delivers entertainment that kids and parents alike will love.
 
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What The Folklore?
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What the Folklore is a comedy podcast trying to make sense of nonsensical stories. We deal in strange mythology and folktales from around the globe. We can be found at www.facebook.com/wtfolklore.
 
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Feary Tales
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Feary Tales is a podcast dedicated to exploring how human fears from all over the world have manifested in folk tales, urban legends and visual media. New episodes will be released every Wednesday.
 
A collection of some of Hans Christian Andersen's works. He is a Danish author and poet most famous for his fairy tales.
 
Silver footed, fair haired Thetis, Ares the God of War, Nike the Goddess of Victory, The Furies and The Muses, Zeus the presiding deity of the Universe and the magical, mysterious Olympus, are some of the amazing, mythical Greek and Roman deities you'll encounter in this book. Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome by EM Berens was originally intended for young readers. Written in an easy and light style, the author attempts to bring the pantheon of gods into a comprehensible format. H ...
 
The Happy Prince and Other Tales (also sometimes called The Happy Prince and Other Stories) is an 1888 collection of stories for children by Oscar Wilde. It is most famous for The Happy Prince, the short tale of a metal statue who befriends a migratory bird. Together, they bring happiness to others, in life as well as in death. The stories included in this collection are:The Happy PrinceThe Nightingale and the RoseThe Selfish GiantThe Devoted FriendThe Remarkable RocketThe stories convey an ...
 
An old carpenter carves a little wooden puppet from a mysterious piece of wood that seems to have the ability to talk! He begins to love the little creature like his own son and names him Pinocchio. But the mischievous fellow runs away from his loving father as soon as he learns to walk. The Adventures of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi follows the misadventures and naughty exploits of this delightfully “human” puppet who in his heart of hearts longs only to become a real boy. Carlo Collodi was t ...
 
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Anansi Storytime
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Telling Fairy Tales and Folklore from cultures all over the world as audio plays.This show is part of the Story Forge Network.
 
Most parents know and understand the value of children's stories. Reading aloud to your children becomes an occasion for family warmth and bonding. But quite apart from this, the true importance of introducing children to fiction helps them to make sense of the real world they will have to encounter at some later stage. Stories also give them hope, teach moral values and help them to understand the complex nature of the society that they will ultimately have to live in. Children's Short Work ...
 
“The ancient clock in the Land of Dreams struck thirteen, and the dreams, now free, soared back to Earth under first vesper’s light …" And so begins “The Thirteenth Hour,” a tale about dreams and wishes, wild hearts and childhood promises, and the quest to find the unsung hero that lies in all of us. It's also a story for everyone who has been told to get their heads out of the clouds and stop daydreaming. In this fairy tale for adults, a young man named Logan goes on a quest accompanied by ...
 
Haven’t you ever wondered what it is like to live in a fairytale? In our ONCE UPON A TIME AFTER SHOW we dive into the fairy-tale meets modern world of Emma Swan. Is she actually the daughter of Prince Charming and Snow White? Get caught up on your fairy tale with a superfan show dedicated to everything that’s happening in storybrooke from superfans of the show. Just because the show is over doesn’t mean you can’t get caught up on one of the best shows ever made! Special cast interviews, and ...
 
The Arabian Nights is a collection of Perso-Arabic folk tales and other stories. The collection, or at least certain stories drawn from it (or purporting to be drawn from it), became widely known in the West from the 18th century, after it was translated from the Arabic — first into French and then into English and other European languages. The first English language edition, based on Galland’s French rather than the original Arabic, rendered the title as The Arabian Nights’ Entertainment – ...
 
"It takes the right story, that's all...a story they've never heard before."Part audio drama. Part storytelling. All faerie tales.When Sam’s best friend Joëlle starts obsessing about Faerie, Sam doesn’t pay much attention. After all, Joëlle has always been feverishly creative, if troubled. But when Joëlle stumbles into the Otherworld, Sam must brave the darkness and the woods - rewriting her own story to get her friend back. This audio drama was made possible through funding assistance from ...
 
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Anansi Storytime
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Telling Fairy Tales and Folklore from cultures all over the world as audio plays.This show is part of the Story Forge Network.
 
Jerusha Abbott, an eighteen year old orphan, faces an uncertain future in the charity home where she has lived all her life. On reaching adulthood, the orphanage can no longer offer shelter to its inmates. Her anxiety leads her into wild speculation when she is summoned to the matron's office. But a surprise awaits her. One of the visitors, a wealthy Trustee of the orphanage, has offered to fund Jerusha's college education and fulfill her dreams of becoming a writer. The only condition he ma ...
 
Aggressively Positive is a positive news podcast brought to you by Adam Theroux of Good People Doing Good. We feature positive and inspiring news stories, uplifting and non conventional looks on life, and a look into the uplifting and fun brain of me, Adam Theroux, and the non profit, Good People Doing Good. For more information visit GoodPeopleDoingGood.org or email GoodPeopleDoingGoodORG@gmail.com This was once the podcast feed for “401 Stories”, created by my brother. We have made an agre ...
 
Leonard Leslie Brooke was a talented nineteenth/early twentieth century illustrator who also wrote some delightful children's books. He was well-known for his caricatures, portrait and landscape painting and sketches. He illustrated many children's books, especially those written by Andrew Lang. Some of his famous works are The Nursery Rhyme Book, The Golden Goose Book, Johnny Crow's Party and Ring O' Roses. The Story of the Three Little Pigs was published in 1904. Most readers would be fami ...
 
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World Mythology
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Folklore. Stories. Myths. Tales. All of the known and unknown stories will be told here.Every weekend and sometimes Friday, we explore myths; tales; folklore; stories from around the world.Join me as we go everywhere around the world telling the known and not as well known stories. You never know where myths-stories-folklore-tales will you.
 
Lord Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was a London-born Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist notable for his work in fantasy. He was influenced by Algernon Swinburne, who wrote the line “Time and the Gods are at strife” in his 1866 poem “Hymn to Proserpine”, as well as by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. In turn, Dunsany’s influence was felt by H. P. Lovecraft and Ursula K. Le Guin. Arthur C. Clarke corresponded with Dunsany between 1944 and 1956. Those ...
 
The Russian Pod- Stories from Russia is a podcast about Russian history, culture, and traditions from someone who lived in Russia, someone who visited, and someone who has never been. Join us as we discuss Russian food, fairy tales, current events, Russian holidays, movies filmed in Russia and the Soviet Union, and more. Follow us on Twitter @TheRussianPod
 
Stories of King Arthur and His Knights. Retold from Malory’s “Morte dArthur”.
 
Written by the man who mentored Lewis Carroll and encouraged him to submit Alice for publication, At the Back of the North Wind is today a forgotten classic of Victorian children's literature. The story tells of a young boy named Diamond, the son of a coachman in an English country mansion. Diamond sleeps in the hayloft above the stables and at night he finds he's disturbed by the wind blowing through the holes in the wall. He tries to plug them but one night, he hears an imperious voice sco ...
 
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Distinct Poplar is a monthly young adult (YA) short story collection of dark fantasy and storybook horror, written and narrated by Matt Herzberg. Distinct Poplar takes place in a sprawling city, where the supernatural and fantastic things are common place. This vast metropolis looks and feels like a fairy tale kingdom come to life and thrusted unceremoniously into the modern era. Here, people practically live on top of one another, covered in the grime and hardships of everyday city living, ...
 
Robin Hood is a heroic outlaw in English folklore. A highly skilled archer and swordsman, he is known for "robbing from the rich and giving to the poor", assisted by a group of fellow outlaws known as his "Merry Men". Traditionally Robin Hood and his men are depicted wearing Lincoln green clothes. The origin of the legend is claimed by some to have stemmed from actual outlaws, or from ballads or tales of outlaws.
 
We invite you on a journey through the more than 500 classic tales written by the likes of Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, and Aesop. Spark up a bowl and follow us down the rabbit hole as we spiral our way through hundreds of popular (and lesser-known) tales. Sometimes the conversation finds itself weaving through philosophical interpretations, comedic interjections, and emotionally-charged rants, but it's always entertaining and we still get the story across.
 
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Spellbinding short stories by established and emerging writers take on a new life when they are performed by stars of the stage and screen.
 
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Producers of Anansi Storytime. This show is for our non-fairy tale based stories.Featuring Audio Drama Showcase and a variety of our own stories for your enjoyment.Thisshow is part of the Story Forge Network.
 
A collection of my favorite short children's stories and rhymes.
 
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Savor
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Savor digs into how people live and how they eat – and why. Hosts Anney Reese and Lauren Vogelbaum interview the culinary creators and consumers of the world, exploring the science, history, and culture of food and drink, all with a key question in mind: Why do we like what we like, and how can we find more of those things?
 
A collection of Welsh Fairy tales. These tales were collected by me whilst living in Anglesea during the winter 1891-2. With the exception of the French story, they were told me and I took them down at the time. In most cases I have done but little "editing", preferring to give the stories as told. P. H. Emerson, April 1894. (Summary from Author's Note)
 
Tailored specially to make history more palatable and interesting to children, Our Island Story, by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall, is a charmingly illustrated volume that promises hours of delight for parents as well as children. Beginning with the myths and legends about Albion, the author ensures that she captivates the child's imagination from the very first page. Unlike today's dry and non-committal history tomes that are prescribed in schools, Our Island Story is full of lyrical prose, l ...
 
A collection of the most famous from Aesop’s fables in Russian language. Translated by Tolstoj L.N. and Alekseev V.A.
 
Legend Land is a collection of some of the OLD TALES told in those Western Parts of Britain served by the GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY, now retold by LYONESSE
 
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Imaginary Worlds is a bi-weekly podcast about science fiction and other fantasy genres. Host Eric Molinsky talks with novelists, screenwriters, comic book artists, filmmakers, and game designers about their craft of creating fictional worlds. The show also looks at the fan experience, exploring what makes us suspend our disbelief, and what happens when that spell is broken. Fantasy worlds may be set in distant planets or parallel dimensions, but they are crafted here on Earth and on some lev ...
 
End of Western Civilization got you down? All is tickety-boo on The Andrew Klavan Show as Andrew laughs his way though Armageddon with political satire, cultural commentary, interviews and relentless mockery of racial pieties, sexual perversities, and feminist absurdities. Monday thru Thursday. 518438
 
The existence of the Russian Skazki or Märchen was first made generally known to the British public by Mr W. R. S. Ralston in his “Russian Folk-Tales.” That excellent and most engrossing volume was, primarily, a treatise on Slavonic folk-lore, illustrated with admirable skill and judgment by stories, mainly selected from the vast collection of Afanasiev, who did for the Russian what Asbjörnsen has done for the Norwegian folk-tale. A year after the appearance of Mr Ralston's book, the eminent ...
 
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Ridiculous History
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History is beautiful, brutal and, often, ridiculous. Join Ben Bowlin and Noel Brown as they dive into some of the weirdest stories from across the span of human civilization in Ridiculous History, a podcast by iHeartRadio.
 
Big Ideas brings you the best of talks, forums, debates, and festivals held in Australia and around the world, casting light on the major social, cultural, scientific and political issues
 
A few times a week, over my lunch break, I will record, edit, and publish one of the original 250 fairy tales collected by the Brothers Grimm and translated to English by Dr. Jack Zipes.
 
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The press and Dems disgrace themselves by blaming Trump for the horror in NZ - but what did the killer really say? Date: 3/18/2019
 
The press and Dems disgrace themselves by blaming Trump for the horror in NZ - but what did the killer really say? Date: 3/18/2019
 
Episode #188: Musical Interlude – Making “Memories of a Better Time” Part 4 https://archive.org/download/Podcast188_201903/Podcast%20188.mp3 This week, I’m finally finishing the last music track to accompany The Thirteenth Hour novella, Empty Hands, an introspective instrumental piece called “Memories of a Better Time.” I thought last week woul ...…
 
Have you ever thought about starting a business, being your own boss, making all the decisions? Indigenous business is a growing sector which provides employment and training in urban and regional communities. We meet four female business owners who are part of an expanding network of indigenous entrepreneurs.…
 
Regulating end of life intervention is fraught and raises philosophical and moral questions about our approach to death and suffering.
 
Throughout the centuries, music has inspired philosophers. Some thought it was dangerous other found it metaphysically profound or very suspicious. Goetz Richter discusses the perplexity philosophers feel when facing (the) music.
 
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