July 9, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Fairies, flutes and flowers…

Lusmore and the Fairies – an Irish folktale What are the first things that come to your mind when you think of Ireland and Irish folktales? Green fields, quaint villages, enchanting music and when it comes to folktales, there has … Continue reading

July 8, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Twice upon a time…

“For storytelling is always the art of repeating stories, and this art is lost when the stories are no longer retained. It is lost because there is no more weaving and spinning to go on while they are being listened … Continue reading

March 19, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Once upon a time there was a little girl…

Topipittori is a small Italian publishing company, created in 2004 by Giovanna Zoboli and Paolo Canton, whose self-proclaimed aim is ‘to produce picture books which can contribute to the intellectual and emotional growth of children’. Their Almost Classic Tales collection … Continue reading

March 3, 2015
by Nora Nagy
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Once upon a time…

‘Once upon a time…’ What kind of memories do these words bring back? What stories come to mind? Classical fairytales such as Hansel and Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood or ones you have made up yourself? Fairy tales and fantasy … Continue reading