Folk and Fairy Tales: A Handbook (Greenwood Folklore Handbooks)
Just about everyone is familiar with folk and fairy tales. Children learn about them from parents, teachers, and other adults, while researchers study these tales at colleges and universities. At the same time, folk and fairy tales are inseparable from everyday life and popular culture. Movies, music, art, and literature offer imaginative retellings and interpretations of...more
I read The Bear Prince as yet another personal challenge of Folklore/fairy tales. About two years ago I did one with "Rapunzel" stories from around the world (which came up to a collection of 42 tales) and re-tellings and this time, the challenge is about "Beauty and the Beast".
The Bear Prince is a story from Switzerland which is similar to the Beauty and the Beast.
The youngest daughter asks for a grape instead of the famous ro ...more