This ongoing research project focuses on variants of the Tom Thumb and Thumbelina tale around the world.
The Thumbling Encyclopedia is split into two parts: a list of basic Thumbling characters (Type 700), and a list of different stories that don't fit into the basic story type, but still have tiny main characters.
A list of common Thumbling tale types and motifs from the Aarne-Thompson classification system.
To lend some context to the encyclopedia. There's also the Evolution of Tom Thumb.
A list of movies, TV shows and other media about the fairytale thumblings.
A tradition of wedding pageants that developed around the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
A list of books used in this project, related websites, and modern books about tiny characters.