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Author Jem Roberts explains the genesis of Unbound Publishing’s 21st Century roadmap of British folktales.

Sending mean cards? Eating mashed earthworms? Using jack o’lanterns to light medieval love banquets? They’re all surprising yet vaguely sinister

Dr. Lynne S. McNeill explains what folklore is, and what folklorists do.

The Celts were a varied collection of ethnic groups inhabiting a wide swathe of continental Europe from the west coast

ith its rich folklore, deep woods filled with wild boars, wolves and massive bison, and dark 20th century history, Poland

This piece aims to present the inter-connection between folk tales and myths, and psychology. I then show how this connection

Robin Hood is known by everyone as the English outlaw hero, dashing through the greenwood with his band of merry

Cats. It’s not just the internet that is obsessed with these (sometimes) mysterious creatures, it seems people have always been

Animals played an important part in the everyday life of the ancients Celts. In Celtic mythology the lives of

For over 70 years, the oldest established clowning organization has been painting the faces of clowns on eggs. Each is

Bishop Seghers’ apparition is one of Vancouver Island’s most terrifying visages.

Werewolves are considered to be a traditional monster in the twenty-first-century popular culture.

The Gatto Mammone is an influent folktale that very few people remember.

Here, in no particular order, are the top 5 American Folktales.

For almost 300 years, the story of the mysterious dobhar-chú, or King Otter, has haunted the shores of Glenade Lake

A story of love, betrayal and impending war became entwined with upheavals that affect the discipline of folklore to this

Generally, clover represents protection, fertility and abundance, but where does the widespread belief in a four leaf clover’s good luck

Make sure you crush up your eggshells after eating an egg, otherwise witches will use them as boats and cause

A story of love, betrayal and impending war became entwined with upheavals that affect the discipline of folklore to this

Here, in no particular order, are the top 5 American Folktales.

How do writers collect and re-tell regional folktales? Kevan Manwaring explains his influences, methods, and inspirations for his work in

An evil magic ring, associated with dwarf and dragon – what a great idea Tolkien had for his books!

In Poland, Midsummer's Eve garlands would be set on water, their path on the surface foretelling the owner’s future, and

There was once a bright-white cow which travelled round the world, giving milk enough for all comers. Whoever drank of

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