Myths and Folktales from Around the World


Imagine if the next most popular literary hero was a Black or an Oriental teenage girl? How about a popular TV show around the world that is in fact an adaptation from a Bengali folk tale?

Were you one of those kids who grew up hearing the stories of super heroes, a famous artists, classical music composers or even amazing characters in a fairytale but that just didn’t look anything like you? 

Welcome to the section where you will find diverse heroes and heroins that look just like you. 

This section is a collection of myths, short stories and tales for all audiences around the world: stories about ancient gods, mermaids, animals and star constellations from places you also come from and heroes that look like you.

Watch this space, you or children can see themselves as heroes, magicians, wizards, prince and princesses that save the world.