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Here is a mythologic guide to Aaron Shepard’s stories and scripts, both online and off. Use it to quickly locate works related to a specific mythology. All listed works by other authors have been adapted by Aaron.

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The Monkey King: A Superhero Tale of China

Note: Monkey is the title of the original published version of this story. “Monkey Lives!” is an excerpt.

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Team)


Lady White Snake: A Tale From Chinese Opera


BOOKS—Picture Book

VIDEO—Lady White Snake, Pan Asian

Asian Indian

The Princess and the God: A Tale of Ancient India

Note: “Savitri” is an older title of this story.

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Team) | Reader’s Theater (Traditional Chinese) | Storytelling

BOOKS—Picture Book | Folktales on Stage | Stories on Stage (1st Edition)

MUSIC—Savitri, by 2002


The Songs of Power: A Northern Tale of Magic

Note: The Maiden of Northland is the picture book version of this story. “The Battle of Song” is an excerpt.

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Team) | Storytelling

BOOKS—Mini-Novel | Picture Book


The Giant’s Wife: A Tall Tale of Ireland

Told by William Carleton

ONLINE—Reader’s Theater (Standard | Reader’s Theater (Team)


The Magic Flyswatter: A Superhero Tale of Africa

Note: “No Sons!” is the shorter version of this story.

ONLINE—Story | Story (Shorter)


How Frog Went to Heaven: A Tale of Angola

ONLINE—Story | Reader’s Theater | Reader’s Theater (Traditional Chinese) | Storytelling


The Flame of Peace: A Tale of the Aztecs

By Deborah Nourse Lattimore

BOOKS—Stories on Stage (1st Edition)

Native American

Mouse Woman and the Snails

By Christie Harris
From Mouse Woman and the Vanished Princesses

Note: This script was previously called “The Princess and the Snails.”

BOOKS—Stories on Stage