The Book of Elves and Fairies for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud


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(4.7 stars; 5 reviews)

Lots of stories and poems about elves, faeries and other wonderful wee folk. All read for you by LibriVox people who love them so what more could you ask for? If you want a break from the harsh 'real' world, come relax for awhile in fairyland where troubles are solved by magic and perhaps a kiss or two. (phil c) (9 hr 49 min)

Chapters

Dedication and Foreword 6:21 Read by Beth Thomas
Around! Around! in Fairy Rings 0:59 Read by Foon
Adventures of Robin Goodfellow, Old English 10:49 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Potato Supper, Irish 8:20 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Milk-White Calf and the Fairy Ring, Irish 10:12 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Wood-Lady, Bohemian 9:41 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Dance of the Fairies 1:40 Read by TracyB
“’Tis the Midnight Hour” 1:06 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Monday! Tuesday! Irish 7:03 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Greedy Old Man, Cornish 7:59 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Legend of Bottle Hill, Irish 14:59 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Brown Dwarf 8:25 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
“And will you come away, my Lad?” 1:23 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Boy who found the Pots of Gold, Irish 4:52 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Ragweed, Irish 7:04 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Bad Boy and the Leprechaun, Irish 4:55 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Tom and the Knockers, Cornish 6:06 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Knockers’ Diamonds, Cornish 3:34 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Skillywidden, Cornish 7:25 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Leprechaun, or Fairy Shoemaker 4:45 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Glad Little, Sad Little, Bad Little Elves 1:15 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Little Redcap, Irish 8:16 Read by Caroline Lilyard
The Curmudgeon’s Skin, Irish 9:54 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Judy and the Fairy Cat, Irish 3:13 Read by Caroline Lilyard
The Boggart, English 2:53 Read by Caroline Lilyard
Ownself, English 3:34 Read by Caroline Lilyard
The Sick-Bed Elves, Chinese 3:31 Read by Caroline Lilyard
How Peeping Kate was Piskey-Led, Cornish 16:53 Read by AnnaLisa Bodtker
One-Eyed Prying Joan’s Tale, Cornish 9:59 Read by Foon
The Fairy Folk 3:02 Read by AnnaLisa Bodtker
“Their Dwellings be,” 1:46 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Fairy’s Servants, Basque 6:56 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Pixies, English 5:51 Read by Kirsten Bradby
The Brownie of Blednoch, Scottish 3:43 Read by Devorah Allen
Elsa and the Ten Elves, Swedish 7:02 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Piskey Fine! and Piskey Gay! Cornish 3:46 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Fairy Wedding, Swedish 5:57 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Tomts, Swedish 3:00 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Song of the Elfin Miller 3:28 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
“Over Hill, over Dale,” Shakespeare 1:39 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Kintaro the Golden Boy, Japanese 9:09 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Flower Fairies, Chinese 4:04 Read by Foon
The Fairy Island, Cornish 2:33 Read by Väinö Kervesti
The Four-Leaved Clover, Cornish 3:34 Read by Foon
The Gillie Dhu, Scottish 4:01 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
How Kahukura learned to make Nets, New Zealand 3:47 Read by Foon
Echo, the Cave Fairy, From the Island of Mangaia 4:19 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Isles of the Sea Fairies 5:58 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
“But we that live in Fairyland,” Old Ballad 1:39 Read by AnnaLisa Bodtker
The Magic Ferns, Cornish 7:27 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Smith and the Fairies, Scottish 5:17 Read by Devorah Allen
The Coal-Black Steed, English 5:44 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Girl who was stolen by the Fairies, Irish 3:20 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Girl who danced with the Fairies, Irish 4:12 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Elidore and the Golden Ball, Welsh 6:05 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
At the Court of Fairyland 9:45 Read by Diana Schmidt
Fairy Godmothers and Wonderful Gifts 0:59 Read by TracyB
Cinderella 14:56 Read by Caroline Lilyard
Sleeping Beauty in the Wood 11:54 Read by Caroline Lilyard
Prince Chéri 18:39 Read by Foon
Toads and Diamonds 6:07 Read by Thomas Rose
Blanche and Rose 8:01 Read by Foon
The Enchanted Watch 15:53 Read by Foon
Queen Mab 1:56 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
“A Little Knight and Little Maid 1:19 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Fairy Do-Nothing and Giant Snap-’Em-Up 14:11 Read by Thomas Rose
Timothy Tuttle and the Little Imps 20:27 Read by Kathleen Moore
Butterfly’s Diamond 11:44 Read by Kathleen Moore
Little Niebla 8:25 Read by marystufflebeam
Little Tiny 32:23 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Immortal Fountain 18:13 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Story of Childe Charity 17:02 Read by Foon
The Shining Child and the Wicked Mouche 52:56 Read by Thomas Rose
Mabel on Midsummer Day 9:04 Read by Nemo
“Oh! where do Fairies hide their Heads? 1:28 Read by Nemo
The Fairies’ Passage 5:35 Read by Nemo
Old Winter’s Fairyland 3:49 Read by Nemo

Reviews

(5 stars)

This is a beautiful book! A nice mix of fairy tales, folklore and poetry about various kinds of fairies and elves from all across the world!

great

(4.5 stars)

the stories in this book are great but the narratos are muxed