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Read about South American Folktales
Read about folktales told in ancient Russia
Folk Legends of Japan
Here are some folktales told in ancient Japan.
Folk and Fairy Tales from Around the World
A collection of fairy tales from all over the world.
Norwegian Folk Tales
Folk tales from one of our Scandanvian Festival Countries.
Folk tales from the Asian country of Korea.
Scholastic Books Folktales section
Here's an excellent site for Folktales from one of the leading paperback book publishing companies.
Folktales (or folk tales) are stories passed down through generations, mainly by telling. Fairy tales (or fairytales) are stories with magical elements. Different kinds of folktales and fairy tales include tall tales, trickster tales, myths, and legends. Youâll find all of those here.