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Watch Our Visit to H.C. Andersen's Denmark

In October of 2019, we went to Denmark to see where Hans Christian Andersen lived. We visited Odense, where he grew up, and Copenhagen,...

Watch Our Fairy Tale Route Video

In October, 2019, we drove the German Fairy Tale Route and captured some of the highlights and our impressions along the way.

José Saramago's Modern Fairy Tales

Shortly before he received the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature, Portuguese author José Saramago published a fairy tale called The Tale of...

Scheherazade Lately

Long-lasting and wide-ranging is the fame of Scheherazade, the legendary Arabian storyteller. Scheherazade’s 1001 cliffhangers saved her...

International Fairy Tales Online

For readers who want to find fairy tales beyond those made famous by the Grimm Brothers, Disney, and other Western collectors and...

"Alexa, Open My Fairy Tale"

In an enterprise once thought to be uniquely human, artificial intelligence (AI) is now telling stories that remind us of tales as old as...

A.S. Byatt Wins HCA Literature Award

The Hans Christian Andersen Literature Award, established in 2010, recognizes authors who are inspired by the influential Danish author...

Snow White's SALMON CROQUETTES

Vintage recipe from the Nebraska Power Company featuring Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. As Happy states, "Snow White's SALMON...

One Small Step: a film with big dreams

Counting former Disney animators among its founders, TAIKO studios is a film studio based in Los Angeles and Wuhan, China. Their first...

Divorce Fairy Tale for Kids

When my daughter was young and beginning to experience joint custody, I (Dana Del George) struggled to explain divorce to her. She and I...

The Witch's House of Beverly Hills

"The Witch’s House is a Mecca on Halloween—I knew that when I bought the house," says Michael J. Libow, owner of an iconic home "built...