Category Stories

Why Flies Buzz

Ever wondered why the average fly is not a gifted raconteur? The answer is only a click away in this African traditional tale.

Elephant Girls

Can girls be turned into elephants? And if they can is it possible for them to become girls again? Your questions are answered in this short story.

Krishna

Two paintings from Mythstories collection honouring the Hindu God Krishna.

Bharata and the Fawn

The Hindu tale of a King, who became a hermit, a deer and nearly a human sacrifice.

Sure, Sure Archer

An Indian folktale about how a man so intent on proving himself greater than everyone else learnt a valuable lesson.

Skunk has found a new home

A bonus Tante Odette tale of a ‘turnaround Tuesday’ with baking made difficult!

the tale of John Roberts

A tale from the Welsh Kamishibai with sinister Welsh fairies where bird song develops a deeper complexity.

the tale of John Gethin

A tale from the Welsh Kamishibai with devils and magic and a gory ending.

How Ganesh got his elephant head

The story of how an elephant gladly parted with his head to a much loved God.

The Magic Carpet / Y Carped Hud

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Magic Carpet”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and finger paintings of Rhonabwy’s dream.

The Master Shoemaker / Y Meister Crydd

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Master Shoemaker”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and information about the Montgomeryshire folktales project.

The Hidden Treasure / Y Trysor Cudd

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Hidden Treasure”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two creative video tellings by young storytellers.

Einion’s Harp / Telyn Einion

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Einion’s Harp”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two video tellings by young Key Stage 2 pupils.

Prince Voel and Gwendolen / Tywysog Foel a Gwendolen

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Voel and Gwendolen”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and one creative video telling by a young storyteller.

The Fox’s Leap / Cam y Lywnog

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Fox’s Leap”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and information about the Montgomeryshire folktales project.

Mac the Packman / Mac y Pacmon

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Mac the Packman”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and one creative video telling by young storytellers.

Red Cap / Jac Bach Cap Coch

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Little Jack Red Cap”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and information about the Montgomeryshire folktales project.

The Field of Blessing / Cae’r Fendith

The Montgomeryshire folktale “The Field of Blessing”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and one creative video telling by young storytellers.

Dick the Fiddler / Dic y Ffidlwr

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Dick the Fiddler”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and one creative video telling by a young storyteller.

Hafren / Hafren

The Montgomeryshire folktale “Hafren”, in English and Welsh. Two written precis’ and two video tellings by young Key Stage 2 pupils.

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