Explore the magical tales of mythical monsters and legendary heroes in our mythology collection.
Can wishes come true? Sometimes they can. However, the consequences may not always be what you expect!
When the rich and powerful use their positions to oppress and starve the ordinary people, is there anyone who can stand against them?
At times of trouble we all need friends to call upon. The Macleods lived on the Isle of Skye; sometimes they faced great difficulties, but when things seemed really hopeless they could summon some very special helpers indeed.
There are many myths about how the world came into existence. Here is one from China.
Percival was a straightforward simple soul, who spent his days looking after goats. When he asked to join the Round Table the Knights fell about laughing. Find out who had the last laugh when a wicked Red Knight arrived in Camelot.
When a big fierce troll arrives, spreading fear and terror on his father's farm, all flee in fear until only Boots is left. How could he possible defeat the troll when his older and stronger brothers had failed?
It is never sensible to pick a fight with someone bigger than you, as the famous Irish Giant Finn MacCool found out. Lucky he had such a clever wife!
Deep, deep in the Birch forests of Northern Russia there once lived a ferocious witch, a witch that ate people just like others ate chicken. Find out what happened when one young girl entered the witch's hut.
Russian nesting dolls were first created in the late 1800's by a Russian man named Murmantov. The idea for the dolls was based on this old Russian nursery tale.
A long time ago, when Rome was still a Republic, a big fight broke out between Rome and Carthage. Carthage was an ancient city-state in North Africa, about 300 miles from Rome.