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Manka and the Judge (A Folktale from Germany, retold by Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from Germany tells about a young woman who uses her cleverness to solve riddles and problems for her family and friends. Professional Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com

 

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The Woman Who Flummoxed the Faries (A Folktale from Scotland, retold by Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from Scotland tells about a baker who has to trick the fairies in order to rescue herself from the Fairy Mound. Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com

 

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Clever Gretel (A Folktale from Germany, retold by Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from Germany tells about a cook who has to trick her master and his dinner guest when she “accidentally” eats the two hens she was cooking for dinner. Professional Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com

 

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Mizilca the Hero (A Folktale from Romania, retold by Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from Romania tells about a young woman who has to dress as a man and serve as a knight in the Sultan’s army for a year and a day. But if they discover that she’s a woman, she will lose her life. Professional Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com

 

Baba Yaga and the Black Geese (A Folktale from Russia, retold by Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from Russia tells about a girl must rescue her younger brother from the witch Baba Yaga and her black geese. Professional Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com   … Continue reading

Clever Gretchen, Foolish Hans (A Folktale from Germany, retold by Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from Germany tells about a woman who has to trick the devil in order to rescue her foolish husband. Professional Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com   … Continue reading

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The Squire’s Bride (A Folktale from Norway, retold by Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from Norway tells about a woman who has use her wits to outsmart a mean and rich old man who wants to make her his wife. Professional Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com

 

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Chinese Red Riding Hood (A Folktale from China, retold by Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from China tells about a girl who has to outwit a wolf and save her two younger sisters. Professional Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com

 

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The Lass Who Feared Nothing (A Folktale from Scotland, retold by Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss)

This folktale from Scotland tells about a brave woman who overcomes problems and a windmill goblin. Professional Minnesota Storyteller Kevin Strauss tells this story. You can learn more about Kevin’s storytelling at http://www.NatureStory.com