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The Giant Turnip

An old man planted some seeds of a turnip but turnip grew so large that he can not pull it out. So he asks for some help from his family and some pets too.

Stone Soup

Stone Soup is an old folk story in which hungry strangers convince the people of a town to each share a small amount of their food in order to make a meal that everyone enjoys.

The Princess and the Pea

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]O[/su_dropcap]NCE upon a time there was a prince who wanted to marry a princess; but she would have to be a real princess. He travelled all over the world to find one, but nowhere could he...

The Mermaid

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]F[/su_dropcap]ar out at sea the water is as blue as the bluest cornflower; and as clear as the clearest crystal; but it is very deep, too deep for any cable to fathom, and if many steeples...

Goldilocks and The Three Bears

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]O[/su_dropcap]nce upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks.  She went for a walk in the forest.  Pretty soon, she came upon a house.  She knocked and, when no one answered, she...

A Remedy Worse Than the Disease

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]A[/su_dropcap] flock of herons once had their nests on a fig tree in a part of a forest. In a hole in the tree lived a black snake who made a practice of eating the heron chicks before their...

Pocahontas

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]T[/su_dropcap]HERE was once a very brave man whose name was John Smith. He came to this country many years ago, when there were great woods everywhere, and many wild beasts and Indians. Many...

King Alfred and the Cakes

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]M[/su_dropcap]ANY years ago there lived in England a wise and good king whose name was Alfred. No other man ever did so much for his country as he; and people now, all over the world, speak...

THE DAISY

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]N[/su_dropcap]OW listen. Out in the country, close by the roadside, stood a pleasant house; you have seen one like it, no doubt, very often. In front lay a little fenced-in garden, full of...

The Little Prince

The Little Prince Once when I was six years old I saw a magnificent picture in a book, called True Stories from Nature, about the primeval forest. It was a picture of a boa constrictor in the act of swallowing an animal. Here is a copy of the...

THE YOUNG CRAB AND HIS MOTHER

THE YOUNG CRAB AND HIS MOTHER “Why in the world do you walk sideways like that?” said a Mother Crab to her son. “You should always walk straight forward with your toes turned out.” “Show me how to walk, mother...

THE WOLF AND THE KID

THE WOLF AND THE KID There was once a little Kid whose growing horns made him think he was a grown-up Billy Goat and able to take care of himself. So one evening when the flock started home from the pasture and his mother called, the Kid paid no...

THE MILLER, HIS SON, AND THE ASS

THE MILLER, HIS SON, AND THE ASS One day, a long time ago, an old Miller and his Son were on their way to market with an Ass which they hoped to sell. They drove him very slowly, for they thought they would have a better chance to sell him if they...

The Woodcutter and the Axe

The Woodcutter and the Axe WOODMAN, felling a tree by the side of a river, let his ax drop by accident into the stream. Being thus suddenly deprived of the tool by means of which he gained his livelihood, he sat down upon the bank and lamented his...

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