Tag Archives: Russian fairy tales

The Frog Princess

The 26-year-old informant was born in Russia, but moved to the U.S. at a young age. During his undergraduate studies at Dartmouth College, he was a teaching assistant for a Russian folklore class and found these pieces of folklore to be particularly interesting or representative of Russian culture. “So there’s this prince named Prince Ivan who […]

Tsarevna Lyagushka (Царевна Лягушка)

INFO: There’s a king with three sons. They’re all getting old enough to marry, and he says: “Go and take these arrows and shoot them off and wherever they land, there you’ll find your bride.” The oldest one shoots an arrow and he goes and it lands in the court of a rich landowner. He […]