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Story title Currently sorted by story title descending, click to sort ascending Location Date Lang iPad*
A Mermaid and a Magic Comb Cury, Cornwall, England 1700 - 1800 English iPad version available
A Mummy's Tale Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England 1900 English iPad version available
A Ride with the Devil Ranworth, Norfolk, England 1770 English iPad version available
A Saint's Revenge - Edmund of the East Angles Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England 855 - 1050 English iPad version available
A Wise Wizard and Some Curious Cats Betws-y-Coed, Conwy, Wales 1553 - 1620 English
Cymraeg
iPad version available
A Witch in a Bottle Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England 1100 - 1200 English iPad version available
Anansi Brings Stories to the World Ghana English iPad version available
Arachne the Spinner Greek myth set in Ancient Lydia (today -North West Turkey) 600BC - 600BC English iPad version available
Baba-Yaga and Vasilisa the Fair Russia 1800 - 1900 English iPad version available
Canobie Dick Eildon Hills, Scottish Borders, Roxburghshire, Scotland 1700 - 1750 English iPad version available
Daedalus and Icarus Crete, and Aegean Sea 180BC - 120BC English iPad version available
Demeter and her Daughter Persephone Eleusis, Greece 1100BC - 900BC English iPad version available
Finn MacCool and the Giant's Causeway Giant's Causeway , Co Antrim, Northern Ireland English iPad version available
How the Troll was Tricked Norway English iPad version available
Humpty Dumpty and the Fall of Colchester Colchester, Essex, England 1648 English iPad version available
Kaang's People Africa English iPad version available
Matilda's Bracelet Dunmow, Essex 1200 - 1216 English iPad version available
Maud and the Dragon Mordiford, Hereford and Worcester, UK 1300 - 1400 English iPad version available
Pandora's Box Ancient Greece 600BC - 500BC English iPad version available
Perseus and Medusa Seriphos, Greece 1000BC - 900BC English iPad version available
Rendlesham Forest and the Alien Craft Rendlesham, Suffolk, England 1980 English iPad version available
Restless Spirits and Ringing Bells Dunwich & the Suffolk Coast, Suffolk, England 1700 English iPad version available
Robin Hood and the Silver Arrow Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England 1100 - 1220 English iPad version available
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Camelot, Location unknown English iPad version available
Sir Percival - The Knight in Shepherd’s Boots Camelot, Location unknown English iPad version available
Sir Rowland Alston's Soul Odell, Bedfordshire, England 1678 - 1791 English iPad version available
Slaying the Dragon and Cheating the Devil Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England 1000 - 1100 English iPad version available
St Osyth's Spring St Osyth, Essex, England 600 - 700 English iPad version available
Testing the Witch-finder General Mistley, Essex, England 1620 - 1645 English iPad version available
The Abandoned Children of Wailing Wood Watton, Norfolk, England 1541 - 1572 English iPad version available
The Black Dogs of Bungay Bungay, Suffolk, UK 1165 - 1577 English iPad version available
The Black Egg, Pan Gu and the World China English iPad version available
The Blind Boy and the Loon Canada English iPad version available
The Church Jester Smithfield, London, England 1120 - 1999 English iPad version available
The Devil's Favourite Game Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England 1600 - 1700 English iPad version available
The Fairy Flag of the Macleod Isle of Skye, Scotland English iPad version available
The Farmer and the Hogboon Arish of Burness in Sanday, Orkneys, Scotland English iPad version available
The Fiddler, the Alchemist and the Black Monk Binham Priory, Norfolk, England 1200 - 1299 English iPad version available
The Flaming Gibbet of Galley Hill Luton, Bedfordshire, England 1700 - 1800 English iPad version available
The Ghost Hound of Lyme Regis Lyme Regis, Dorset, England 1780 - 1800 English iPad version available
The Giant Jack O'Legs Weston, Hertfordshire, England 1300 - 1399 English iPad version available
The Glass Knight Saffron Walden, Essex, England 1599 - 1608 English iPad version available
The Green Children of Woolpit Woolpit, Suffolk, England 1135 - 1155 English iPad version available
The Green Lady of Longleat House Longleat, Wiltshire, England 1733 - 1736 English iPad version available
The Gurt Wurm of Shervage Wood Shervage Wood, Somerset, England English iPad version available
The Headless Ghosts of Blickling Hall Aylsham, Norfolk, England 1537 English iPad version available
The Lady of Van Lake Black Mountain, Wales 1170 - 1230 English
Cymraeg
iPad version available
The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh Bamburgh, Northumberland, England 547 - 560 English iPad version available
The Lambton Worm Lambton Park, Durham, England 1200 - 1300 English iPad version available
The Lantern Man and the Wherryman Thurlton, Norfolk, England 1809 English iPad version available
The Legend of Bear Rock English iPad version available
The Legend of Devil's Dyke Reach, Cambridgeshire, England 560 - 640 English iPad version available
The Legend of Robin Hood Nottinghamshire, England English iPad version available
The Legend of Tam O' Shanter Alloway, Scotland English iPad version available
The Legend of the Fens Southern Fenlands, Cambridgeshire, England 130 - 200 English iPad version available
The Legend of the Three Sisters Blue Mountains, Australia English iPad version available
The Little Blue Man Studham, Bedfordshire 1967 English iPad version available
The Mermaid of Zennor Zennor, Cornwall, Britain English iPad version available
The Mischievous Piper Ireland English iPad version available
The Mysterious Treasure of the Unlucky Pirate Wapping, London and Tilbury, Essex, England 1645 - 1701 English iPad version available
The Pedlar of Swaffham Swaffham, Norfolk, England 1400 - 1500 English iPad version available
The Robber Dunne, the Staple and the Ring Dunstable, Bedfordshire, England 1100 - 1135 English iPad version available
The Snow Maiden Russia English iPad version available
The Spiders and the Christmas Tree Germany English iPad version available
The Split Grey Goose Feather Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England 1646 - 1649 English iPad version available
The Story of Gelert Beddgelert, Gwynedd, Wales English
Cymraeg
iPad version available
The Sword in the Stone Britain 400 - 600 English iPad version available
The Treasure of Callow Pit Southwood, Norfolk, England 1500 - 1600 English iPad version available
The Wild Man of Orford Orford, Suffolk, England 1165 - 1220 English iPad version available
The Witch and the Pancakes Toddington, Bedfordshire, England 1249 - 1251 English iPad version available
Theseus and the Minotaur Crete, 65BC - 8BC English iPad version available
Thomas the Rhymer and the Queen of Elfland Earlston, Berwickshire, Scotland 1220 - 1280 English iPad version available
Tom Hickathrift and the Ogre of the Smeeth Tilney, Norfolk, England 900 - 1000 English iPad version available
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