Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Tag Archives: Jack Zipes

A Fairy Tale Miscellany

Over the last month, I have been posting on Saturdays about some of the more influential fairy tale collections/collectors. Today, I wanted to wrap up the series by going over some of the other collections. These and their collectors are no less influential, but I came to know them later in my life and am …

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The Importance of Fairy Tales

My first memory of really connecting to fairy tales was on a camping trip with my family. I was lucky enough to grow up in a day when families would drive to their destination on vacations and stay at campgrounds instead of hotels. I have covered many miles crammed in a back seat with my …

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