We’ve only scratched the surface in terms of retellings and adaptions! These myths, legends, folk and fairy tales are ripe for retelling.
From scientific nonfiction to folklore, find the best books about the moon will give you plenty of inspiration, like The Book of the Moon by Maggie Aderin-Pocock.
There's so much more to American folklore than what gets represented in popular culture, and these books are here to prove it.
From the Aztec world to Japan, dive into an exploration of some of the most beloved and famous dragons in mythology and literature.
If your new years resolution was to travel the world through books, these books about African mythology, like Blood Scion by Deborah Falaye, are a great place to start.
From graphic novels of Egyptian myths to stories about shabtis almost taking over a life, these are the best Egyptian mythology books, like A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark.
If you and your kids are looking for some of the best fairytale books, collections, and anthologies you've come to the right place. For starters, check out The Girl Who Married The Moon by Joseph Bruchac.
Seek help from Baga Yaga and travel with Peter Pan to Neverland in these 20 must-read middle grade fairy tale retellings.
Folk horror has an elephant in the room that several of us are ignoring, and no, it's not whatever's going on in that creepy small town.
A look at the story of The Pied Piper of Hamelin, the terrifying legend that still resonates with audiences over 700 years later.