Here are folktales (or folk tales), fairy tales, tall tales, myths, legends, magical tales, and sacred stories, plus original fables, humor, and historical fiction—all from award-winning author Aaron Shepard. Most of the stories have been published in top children’s magazines like Cricket and Australia’s School Magazine, while some are from Aaron’s picture books and early readers. For email notice of new stories, subscribe to Aaron’s Update.
Stories told through the centuries. Includes fairy tales, tall tales, trickster tales, and animal tales.
Stories that might be true.
Stories from world classics, featuring fantasy, epic heroes, and the supernatural.
Stories from scriptures of world religions.
New stories that might sound like folktales.
New stories just for fun.
New stories featuring historic events or times.
New stories for very young readers.
For special features available for individual stories on this site or in Aaron’s books, see Aaron’s Extras.