Editor's Picks

Editor's Picks

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Thor's Stolen Hammer

Thor’s Stolen Hammer

Thor awakens one morning to find that his hammer, Mjolnir, is missing. But who took it?
The Frog Prince

The Frog Prince

A princess makes a deal with a frog and can't back out of it.
The Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare

A Hare challenges the Tortoise to a race, sure that his speed and agility will make him a winner.
The Robber Bridegroom

The Robber Bridegroom

A miller's daughter is betrothed to a relative strange with a very dark secret. Will she survive?
Rumplestiltskin

Rumplestiltskin

Rumplestiltskin saves the life of a miller's daughter by spinning straw to gold. But the deal comes with a terrible clause.
The Golden Goose

The Golden Goose

Dumay is kind to an old man and is rewarded with a golden goose. The only drawback? If anyone but Dumay touches the bird, they can't let go!
The Fawn and the Ghost

The Fawn and the Ghost

A brother and sister run away from their evil step-mother, who continues to plague them from afar.
The boy sets out on a journey to learn about the shivers

If Only I Could Shiver

A boy sets out on a journey to learn what it means to be frightened (have the shivers.)
The Spectre Bridegroom

The Spectre Bridegroom

A noblewoman is given in marriage to a ghost, who spirits her away to the chagrin of her family.
The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Schoolmaster Ichabod Crane wooes the lovely Katerina Van Tassel and encounters the Headless Horseman.
King Midas painting by Michelangelo Cerquozzi (Rome 1602-1660)

King Midas and the Golden Touch

When the god Bacchus grants King Midas a wish, he asks for the ability to turn anything he touches into gold.
Pygmalion and the Statue

Pygmalion and the Statue

Master sculptor Pygmalion falls in love with the statue of a woman he is carving.
Androclus and the Lion

Androclus and the Lion

Androclus, a runaway slave, befriends a lion with a thorn in its paw.
The valiant tailor and the giant

The Valiant Tailor

A tailor kills seven flies in one blow, and his reputation for valor leads him into adventure.

ABOUT THE EDITOR

S. E. Schlosser
Editor of WorldFolklore.net and AmericanFolklore.net, S.E. Schlosser is the author of the Spooky Series by Globe Pequot Press. She has been telling stories since she was a child, when games of "let's pretend" quickly built themselves into full-length tales acted out with friends. A graduate of both Houghton College and the Institute of Children's Literature, Sandy received her MLS from Rutgers University while working as a full-time music teacher and a freelance author.
The Spooky Series by S.E. Schlosser