Spanish folktales

Spanish folktales

These Spanish fairy tales include translated works from areas like Catalonia, Spain — which gives us tales like The Water of Life, as collected by Andrew Lang for the Pink Fairy Book. Eells’ collection is Tales of Enchantment from Spain, and features Spanish fairy tales she translated.


The Bird of Truth

The Carnation Youth

The City of Fortune

The Enchanted Castle in the Sea

The Girl-Fish

The Garden of Health

The Half-Chick

The Knight of the Fishes

The Princess Bella-Flor

A Sprig of Rosemary

The White Slipper

The White Parrot

The Wounded Lion

The Water of Life

Authors: Elsie Spicer Eells, Andrew Lang, Juan Munoz Escomez
March 20, 2019

Spain and Portugal folktales

Spanish folktales


The Ingenious Student

The Ugly Princess

The Wolf-Child

The Magic Mirror

The Black Slave

A Legend of St. Bartholomew

The White Cat of Ecija

The Church Auctioneer and Clown of Villar

The Wise King of Leon

The Cobbler of Burgos

Barbara, the Grazier's Wife

The Watchful Servant

Silver Bells

King Robin

The Wicked King

The Palace of the Enchanted Moors

The Seven Pigeons

Lady Clare

Good St. James, and the Merry Barber of Compostella

Elvira, the Sainted Princess

The Enchanted Mule

Author: Charles Sellers