Category Archives: Forest

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~nilas/seasons/gawain.html

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Old Woman in the Wood

www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~spok/grimmtmp/093.txt

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Forest Tale: Traditional Tale with an Australian Flavour

www.storyteller.net/stories/text/17

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Angry Forest

http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~nilas/seasons/theforest.htm

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Why Trees Whisper

Estonian Legend Retold by Anne Pellowski In the early days of earth, not long after the trees were created and humans were forced to leave Paradise to work, a man went out to the forest to cut wood. The first … Continue reading

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When the Bemböle People Went to Get Logs

A Story from Finland Retold by Neppe Pettersson Once upon a time the Bemböle people decided to build a new log house in Bemböle. And to build a house, they knew that they would need something to build with the … Continue reading

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Mikku and the Trees

A Tale from Estonia Retold by Margaret Read MacDonald One day Mikku went to gather firewood. He could have walked into the forest and gathered fallen branches. But that was a lot of trouble. Instead he decided to just chop … Continue reading

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Invisibility

An African/Nigerian Tale Retold by Moyra Caldecott A forest spirit called Musa once spoke to a man, a hunter looking for food for his family. In the great forest full of trees, the spirit singled out twelve types of tree … Continue reading

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