From Massachusetts Institute of Technology, this site provides an online
version of Aesop’s Fables.
Folklore and Mythology
From the University of Pittsburg, a collection of full-text folk tales from around
From the University of Pittsburgh, this site outlines the life and
works of the Grimm brothers. Also provides links to other Web sites
related to the Brothers Grimm.
From National Geographic, this site presents the National Geographic
article from 1999. Also provides 12 stories including some audio, a
timeline of the Grimm brothers, and more. Click on the treasure chest
to get started.
From Snaith Primary School, this site explores the differences between
myths, fables, and traditional stories. Presents myths, fables, and
traditional stories from around the world. Included are stories from
Japan, India, Central America, Africa, ancient Greece, and more.
Folktales and Fairy Tales
From Scholastic, this site explores myths, folktales, and fairy tales.
Presents stories as well as interviews and activities for learning.
Can search for myths by geographic region.
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